A member asked:

Cramping in left calf. no meds to cause a blood clot, mirena iud, no swelling,redness or tenderness, no pain with flexing foot, but some pretty tight cramps. laid around a lot the last 3 days but tried to rotate ankles & stretch legs in bed often?

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Dr. Donald Colantino answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

As you observed, there are no signs to suggest a DVT. You're also correct in doing stretching of your calves. Deficiency in serum calcium or magnesium are common causes of recurring muscle cramps. See your MD if symptoms persist.

Answered 10/26/2022



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