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Is there an over the counter treatment for muscle spasm

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depend: Fortunately, muscle strains usually heal with time in a couple of days or weeks because muscles in the lower back have a good blood supply to bring th ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
Muscle spasms: Muscle spasms can be due to low magnesium levels. Use a chelated magnesium and calcium supplement to help. Also decrease your caffeine intake and dr ... Read More
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Dr. Tapan Joshi
26 years experience Pain Management
Yes......: Good hydration.....Heat or cold pack........Stretching exercises......If it continues after that see a doctor.
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Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Vaginismus: Vaginismus are involuntary muscle spasm of outer third of vagina. Management is mainly with biofeedback and counseling. You should talk with your doct ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tung Nguyen
30 years experience Neurosurgery
Many options: You need to have a diagnosis first, whether it is a simple strain/sprain, fracture, disc herniation, spinal stenosis. Assuming the condition does no ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Conservative care: Generally you will start with conservative treatment such as physical therapy (including strengthening and stretching), as well as anti-inflammatory a ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Turner
36 years experience Family Medicine
Multifactorial: Couple of ways. First, work on decreasing stressors - behavioral approach. Muscle spasms in the shoulders are often exacerbated by stress. Second, ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Treatment depends on: whether you are an established diabetic, or just starting to be one, or just sick from other things like viruses and allergies. High blood sugar is u ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Cause??: The most common cause of rickets is severe vitamin d deficiency. Muscle spasms associated with rickets are usually because of low calcium which can h ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Usually resolves: Back pain and spasms almost always resolve on your own, so it's perfectly reasonable to give it time and try ice/heat, stretches, massage, and NSAIDs ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
This should be examd: it could be related to facial nerve issues. A neurologist is a place to start. Or your PCP & get referrals as needed.
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