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Calfs hurt during, and after playing basketball 1hr 30- 2hr. 5 days a week. What can help this? And what is it from?

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Dr. Murtaza Mussaji
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Cramps

Adequate stretching before and after exercise.
Drinking adequate water and/or gatorade/powerade.

In brief: Cramps

Adequate stretching before and after exercise.
Drinking adequate water and/or gatorade/powerade.
Dr. Murtaza Mussaji
Dr. Murtaza Mussaji
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Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine

In brief: More fluids

Make sure you drink plenty of fluids including potassium and calcium before playing .
Dehydration, lacks of potassium and calcium can cause cramping in calfs.

In brief: More fluids

Make sure you drink plenty of fluids including potassium and calcium before playing .
Dehydration, lacks of potassium and calcium can cause cramping in calfs.
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Thank
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