A 40-year-old member asked:
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ouch! how can i get rid of painful spasms in my lower leg muscles?

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Dr. Robert Rosenstein
41 years experience Podiatry
Check H20 intake: You need to check your water intake and increase it. Make sure you are getting enough potassium in your diet like a banana per day or vitamins. Stretching exercises are important also.
Answered on Jan 11, 2015
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Leg spasms: Check potassium level in blood.
Answered on Aug 4, 2013

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