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A 35-year-old member asked:

How long does the pain usually last after a leg cramp?

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Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 34 years experience
Timespan: It should not last more than 24 hours if it was a realy bad cramp. Massage and stretching abreviate the duration.

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A 47-year-old member asked:

How long does pain last after a leg cramp?

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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
About a day.: The pain should ease up in about one day. You could apply ice to the muscle for 20 minutes and take an anti-inflammatory medication to help.
Last updated Mar 29, 2013

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