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What is a charley Horse

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Haug
13 years experience Neurology
Hydrate.Electrolytes: Charley horse is another term for a cramp. This is something that often occurs due to prolonged or strenuous exertion, especially of one muscle repeat ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience Interventional Cardiology
First: Avoid dehydration. Second, often low serum potassium is an issue. Eat bananas.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Massage: And stretch them, if they persist make sure you are not dehydrated, have no magnesium or potassium defiinncies and i'd taking any meds for cholesterol ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably groin muscl: It's probably the adductor muscle group. Drink plenty of water or electrolyte replacement fluids. Stretch the affected muscle group.
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A 44-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. Charley ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Muscle cramp: Seconds.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
1, 2, 3: Massage it. Warm it. Walk it off. If cramps are frequent, then try calcium magnesium tablets. If you have weakness, sensory loss or circulatory change ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Massage it: And stretch.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Cramp: Stretch, ice, hydrate.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Muscle spasm.: A Charley horse is another name for a muscle spasm. These extremely painful contractions can occur in just about in muscle, though most commonly in th ... Read More

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