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A 33-year-old male asked:

everyonce and a while i get a very tight sudden pain in my calf. it has happen to both legs.it usually happens when i wake up. what could this be im18?

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Dr. Thomas Heston
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Leg cramps: You might have benign, nighttime leg cramps. These can be very painful. Stretching of the affected muscle frequently helps. If your cramps are severe and recurrent, you might want to try medical therapy. There also is some evidence that vitamine b complex supplementation (including pyridoxine) may help prevent cramps. There are other causes of cramps so see your physician.

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