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Muscle cramps are sudden, involuntary contractions or spasms in one or more of your muscles. They often occur after exercise or at night, lasting a few seconds to several minutes. It is a very common muscle problem.

Muscle cramps can be caused by nerves that malfunction. Sometimes this malfunction is due to a health problem, such as a spinal cord injury or a pinched nerve in the neck or back. Other causes are

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  1. Muscle Cramps (National Library of Medicine)  
    Muscle cramps are sudden, involuntary contractions or spasms in one or more of your muscles. They often occur ... minutes. It is a very common muscle problem. Muscle cramps can be caused by nerves that malfunction. Sometimes ...
  2. Leg Injuries and Disorders (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your legs are made up of bones, blood vessels, muscles, and other connective tissue. They are important for motion and standing. Playing sports, running, ...
  3. ... Baby's Growth How Can I Relieve My Pregnancy Leg Cramps? KidsHealth > Parents > Q&A > Pregnancy and Infants > How Can I Relieve My Pregnancy Leg Cramps? Print A A A Text Size Now that ...
  4. Using Malaria Medication for Leg Cramps Is Risky (Food and Drug Administration)  
    ... Biologics Articulos en Espanol Using Malaria Medication for Leg Cramps is Risky Search the Consumer Updates Section Printer- ... the drug Qualaquin to treat or prevent nighttime leg cramps may be at risk for serious and life- ...
  5. Leg Cramps (DSHI Systems)  
    FreeMD FreeMD is provided for information purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for evaluation and treatment by a physician. Please review our ...
  6. Night Leg Cramps (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research)  
  7. Pain - leg; Aches - leg; Cramps - leg ... If you have leg pain from cramps or overuse, take these steps first: Rest as much as possible. Elevate your leg. Apply ice for up to ...
  8. Body Changes and Discomforts (Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health)  
    ... t improve after a week of self-care. Leg cramps At different times during your pregnancy, you might have sudden muscle spasms in your legs or feet. They usually occur at night. This ...
  9. Muscle Cramp - A Common Pain (American Osteopathic Association)  
    ... Medical School Health Resources Health Calculators AOA Partnerships Muscle Cramp – A Common Pain Page Content Has a muscle ... like mild twitches to excruciating pain. Causes of Muscle Cramps Unfortunately, cramps can occur anywhere, anytime to anyone. “ ...
  10. ... brief overview of possible WED/RLS impersonators. Nocturnal Leg Cramps Cramps that awaken people during sleep are very ... of bed at times during the night. Nocturnal leg cramps affect a specific area of the calf or ...
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