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A 32-year-old member asked:

What to do if i get nightly leg cramps and they hurt a lot?

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Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
Pain meds, including: A muscle relaxer, or massaging the calf, or standing on a cold floor. One or the other of these would work for you. See your pcp to get investigated as to why you are getting the cramps, as there are some causes that could be diagnosed, and then corrected. Good luck, happy holidays.

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A 35-year-old member asked:

What to do if I have been getting a lot of leg cramps what can I do about it?

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Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
Podiatry 8 years experience
Cramping: Making sure that you are getting enough electrolytes such as potassium from bananas in your diet for one, as well as water. If the cramping continues i would see your pcp.
A 41-year-old member asked:

What to do if I am getting woke up by leg cramps.?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Could be many things: Make sure you are not dehydrated, take a daily multivitamin, decrease or stop carbonated beverages. If no help see a doctor.

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