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A 18-year-old female asked:

i just auditioned for track and the next day my legs hurt i know it's normal but how long till it goes away and how can i speed it up. and what causes?

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Dr. Diane Deschino
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Lactic acid: Muscle soreness post exercise is caused by buildup of lactic acid. Depending on what kind of shape you are in and how much exercise you did, this can take up to a week to resolve.

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A 24-year-old male asked:

My legs hurt so bad when i stand to long. Get to point where i feel like i'm going to fall cause of it. What can I do to help me get threw the day?

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Dr. Narmo Ortiz
Podiatry 27 years experience
Legs hurt: Many factors can cause leg pain after long periods of standing. Being that you are 24 yo, i would go to your primary care physician for a thorough exam.

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