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Posted by: Kasandra | 2007/12/19

Painful calves

I havent exercised for a week, tonight my legs esp my calves were on fire it was cramping and burning, i only took magnesium and vitb cause my period is due in 3 days, extremely uncomfortable and painful what could it be

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Dear Kasandra
Cramping can be due to overexertion of the muscles or dehydration and depletion of salt and minerals (electrolytes). Try stretching, drinking enough water, and using a muscle relaxant like Robaxin. Please see your doctor if this persists for more than a day.
Dr Bets

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