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Daughter's recently been getting severe calf cramps at night that wake her up& last around 2 minutes and has lasting pain for 1-2 days after.Serious?

Daughter's recently been getting severe calf cramps at night that wake her up& last around 2 minutes and has lasting pain for 1-2 days after.Serious?

How old?: in a young child it is due to vigiurous excersize like bicycling or trampoline without warming up sometime if there is electrolyte imbalance specially in summer due to decreased sodium, potasium, magnesium and calcium make sure you replenish them with an electrolyte drink like pedialyte ...Read more

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Does a calf cramp do damage to the calf?

Does a calf cramp do damage to the calf?

No: No it doesn't . It's a temporary phenomenon and will resolve w/no long term sequalae.! ...Read more

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Why does my calf cramps whenever I stretch it? It goes into cramp right after I stretched it

Why does my calf cramps whenever I stretch it? It goes into cramp right after I stretched it

Did soleus heal?: Did Your soleus muscle heal properly? Usually cramps are due to electrolyte imbalance . Mostly people who have high blood pressure have cramps as well ...Read more

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How maximum long time do calf cramps last due to walk? Because its sixth day for me and i'm having it.

How maximum long time do calf cramps last due to walk? Because its sixth day for me and i'm having it.

Need treatment: Muscle cramps should not last this long. Make sure you are drinking plenty of water. If you are drinking a lot of caffeine or alcohol that can dehydrate you and cause cramping. Adding a multivitamin may also help. A sports drink like gatorade may help replace your electrolytes. Stretching is also important, gentle stretches of muscles that are cramping held for several minutes are best. ...Read more

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I have calf cramps and I have used icy hot and heat but its still here it has now become an everyday thing. I was wondering what can I do to relive it?

I have calf cramps and I have used icy hot and heat but its still here it has now become an everyday thing. I was wondering what can I do to relive it?

Depends on lots: Info re age, ? Brings them on: activity may= improper hydration, vascular, exercise induced compartment syn. @ nite could b common cramps usually rx by quinine so4. C ur pcp. ...Read more

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I get calf cramp, mostly in summer. Could this be caused from walking on tiles?

Unlikely: Most likely it is from dehydration. One is not even thirsty until they are already 30% dehydrated. It could be from a lack of minerals too. ...Read more