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I have a cramp in my thigh after doing elliptical. What could be the reason?
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In brief: Over use
Latic acid build in muscle. Try drinking more.

In brief: Over use
Latic acid build in muscle. Try drinking more.
Dr. Alan Ettinger
Dr. Alan Ettinger
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Dr. John Cheng
Family Medicine
In brief: Muscle cramps
There are multiple reasons one could experience muscle cramps.
Insufficient magnesium or potassium levels are the most common thoughts as well as not enough fluids. Oftentimes its simply the muscles being deconditoned. The muscle cramps usually resolve with time as the muscles acclimate.

In brief: Muscle cramps
There are multiple reasons one could experience muscle cramps.
Insufficient magnesium or potassium levels are the most common thoughts as well as not enough fluids. Oftentimes its simply the muscles being deconditoned. The muscle cramps usually resolve with time as the muscles acclimate.
Dr. John Cheng
Dr. John Cheng
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