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Sometimes around 5 in the morning, I wake to a very painful throbbing in the back of my calf. Is this serious?

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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine

In brief: Spasm

This sounds like you are having muscle spasms.
Drink lots of water when exercising. Some people fin adding magnesium helps. Gentle stretching is advised.

In brief: Spasm

This sounds like you are having muscle spasms.
Drink lots of water when exercising. Some people fin adding magnesium helps. Gentle stretching is advised.
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