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What to do about legcramps

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Posted on Mon, 11 Mar 2019
Question: What to do about legcramps
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Answered by Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi (27 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Treatment of leg cramps explained below in details.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear and welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Leg cramps can be due to many medical conditions.

Overuse of the leg muscles is one of the common causes.

I recommend using over the counter muscle relaxant medication such as Ibuprofen Baclofen three tablets a day.

I also recommend using anti-inflammatory cream for local application such as Voltaren cream.

I suggest taking magnesium supplements.

I suggest to stretch the cramped muscles.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
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What to do about legcramps

Brief Answer: Treatment of leg cramps explained below in details. Detailed Answer: Hello dear and welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. Leg cramps can be due to many medical conditions. Overuse of the leg muscles is one of the common causes. I recommend using over the counter muscle relaxant medication such as Ibuprofen Baclofen three tablets a day. I also recommend using anti-inflammatory cream for local application such as Voltaren cream. I suggest taking magnesium supplements. I suggest to stretch the cramped muscles. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.