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A 67-year-old female asked:

I get occasional body and leg cramps?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Common: Occasional leg cramps are common. Staying well hydrated can help. if they bother you, ask your doctor to check your electrolytes and kidney function.

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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 42 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.
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 9 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.

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