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Causes for muscle cramps and prevention - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
User :   dear doctor
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   i hve been getting muscle cramps on chest and legs frequently
User :   it last for about 5 minutes
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide these: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status,
User :   why is this hapening?
User :   age is 22, female, stayin in abudhabi
User :   i am not married and currently not working
Doctor :   common causes of cramps - muscle overuse, dehydration, injury and strain - muscle cramps
User :   is this any seroius problem?
Doctor :   no
User :   or is due to lack of physical exercise?
Doctor :   Inadequate blood supply
Doctor :   Nerve compression: User :   the pain is usually caused on the chest
Doctor :   Potassium loss:
User :   is there any medicine for this?
Doctor :   Do you have Allergies / Diabetes / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/Heart disease/ Asthma etc
User :   thyroid i havent teted till now
User :   but i do have allergy for soap
Doctor :   k
User :   but i dnt have high blood pressureand heart disease
User :   should i have to consult a doctor for this?
Doctor :   The following steps may help prevent muscle cramps: Doctor :   Avoid dehydration

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