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What Is A Muscle Spasm Is It The Same As A Charlie Horse Or A Muscle Cramp
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It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Having muscle spasms like Charlie horse, and ball like cramp on left foot. Extreme severe pain and reoccurring. She has a thyroid prob(overweight)?
I had a Charlie horse like painful muscle cramp in my hip/thigh 2 days ago. It now hurts to walk and sit. What should I do to make this pain go away?
See a doctor: Without any other information, pain of spontaneous onset caused by simple, low-impact activities such as walking or sitting should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
Yes: Sore muscles, muscle spasm are common in people who clench or grind their teeth. This can also happen from trauma. Your dentist can help you with this problem. In the mean time don't eat chewy or hard foods. Stick with a soft diet. Ice packs can help. Ibuprophen can also help but only for temporary relief. You need to see a dentist. ...Read more
Hip/ butt muscle spasms on left side like charlie horse. Recent MS dx. Possible symptom? Very painful lasted 2 days already. Suggestions?
SOME THOTS: Pain is very common in ms, and can present numerous ways, and even migraine is present in ms pts at a frequency of 2-4 times normals. However, your muscle spasms could represent a separate process in hip, back, pelvis. (unlikely, but if you were given steroids, check for avascular necrosis in hip). Lastly, do not want to second guess your doc, but there are oral meds now (no needles). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a cough I am a smoker and I often get a pain like a Charlie horse or muscle spasm across my ribs or under my ribs. I cough up small mucus balls?
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I have been experiencing muscle spasms similar to a charlie horse in my right deltoid (anterior/lateral) when i stretch or reach. Do not lift weights?
Depends on This&That: If you're not used to stretching very much or doing routine exercises then, you may simply be suffering from muscle deconditioning. May be remedied by doing daily stretching. On the other hand, other causes for muscle spasms exist having to do with metabolic or medical conditions and which could also be checked out so contact your physician for a possible appointments and maybe some lab work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I prevent a charley horse? Every time i exercise, i get interrupted by a painful muscle spasm that lasts for about 15 minutes. What to do?
Muscle pain: Muscle pain and spasms after exercise can be quite severe. Keep in mind the kind of activity that is bringing it on, and seeing if there is something about your exercise regimen that needs adjusting. Hydration with water and perhaps electrolytes can help this condition, but look carefully and keep track of what kind of exercises are triggering the spasms and consult with your docotor. ...Read more
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