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A 37-year-old female asked:

can the leg be tender after a muscle spasm or cramp? it lasted for few hours after the cramp and/or spasm. thank you

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Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Tearing of the: muscle fibers can cause prolonged pain after severe cramps. Warm up stretches are touted as possible prevention, however studies are not clear on actual success of pre activity stretches. If happens a lot consider getting your blood tested for magnesium, calcium, and potassium levels.

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