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What cause leg cramp?

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In brief: Leg Cramps

Leg Cramps can be caused by many conditions with the most serious being blood clots.
So, any cramping that does not go away, with or without leg swelling, should be immediately checked out. Yet most leg cramps are due to muscle fatigue, dehydration, or spinal disease with nerve hypersensitivity. And, there are even more minor causes like deficiencies of certain minerals, etc. Dr Rich Blake

In brief: Leg Cramps

Leg Cramps can be caused by many conditions with the most serious being blood clots.
So, any cramping that does not go away, with or without leg swelling, should be immediately checked out. Yet most leg cramps are due to muscle fatigue, dehydration, or spinal disease with nerve hypersensitivity. And, there are even more minor causes like deficiencies of certain minerals, etc. Dr Rich Blake
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Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
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In brief: Could be many things

It could be a multitude of reasons.
..From metabolic to trauma, degenerative disorders, electrolyte issues, etc..I would strongly recommend a visit to your family doc for a comprehensive work-up...History, physical and labs.

In brief: Could be many things

It could be a multitude of reasons.
..From metabolic to trauma, degenerative disorders, electrolyte issues, etc..I would strongly recommend a visit to your family doc for a comprehensive work-up...History, physical and labs.
Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
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