A 35-year-old member asked:
How long would muscle cramp in leg last?
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Podiatry 49 years experience
Seconds to hours: Muscle cramps can last for brief period of time or longer. Key is to increase blood flow and gently stretch the muscle to stop the spasm and contraction. Simple weight bearing and massage is helpful. Drink fluids non-alcoholic is beneficial.
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Last updated Feb 19, 2019
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