Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

what 2 vitamins help with charley horses

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
good idea to see MD: I thing it is a good idea to see yourdoctor, you need examination after detailed history and blood test to find the cause and treat appropriately.
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Blood clot: You should be evaluated for blood clots in your veins. While the one you can see on the surface usually isn't a problem there can be deep clots that t ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Possible: It really depends on the degree of the cramp, how long it lasted. More likely there may be a strain injury of the muscle. If it does not get better af ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Miller
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sure it's a cramp?: Cramps at times can last for quite some time, not the cramp itself, but the soreness in the calf after a particularly strong one. If there is pain wi ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Cramp: A charlie horse is a cramp and pain can be sharp, dull, piercing, or feel like you have injured yourself. The cramping can occur in the muscle and pa ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: A charley horse is an involuntary muscle contraction which is prolonged. If the spasm is strong enough and starts abruptly enough, tendons can be dama ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Some times long: Time( few days), some times few minutes, it depends on the amount damage to the muscle for the charley horse some time minimum and some time there is ... Read More
10
10 thanks
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bettina Herbert
19 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Several ideas: Most (not all) of these cramps are caused by: exercise without stretching afterward, not drinking enough water during the day, not enough magnesium, c ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
See your physician : you need to see your physician. This could either be on top of the chest wall in the muscle or what we call costrochonditis or to be within the lung a ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
13 years experience Neurology
Exertion, 'lytes: Charley horse is another term for muscle cramp. It has many possible causes, and can often be caused by intense or prolonged muscle activity, as could ... Read More
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month