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i have a charlie horse in my leg can't stand up?

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Dr. Andris Radvany
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Get to the ER: You don't say why you are on prednisone. You could have a new compression fracture in your spine. Your electrolytes could be off. Not being able to stand up is a bit of a deal breaker and makes this an emergency.
Answered on Sep 13, 2013
Dr. Joshua Marks
11 years experience Emergency Medicine
Could be: Dehydration or electrolyte imbalance increase sodium slightly and or potassium slightly on a regular basis should help.
Answered on May 8, 2019
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