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I've had cramp in my calf for 2 days now...

(28 Posts)
HeadFairy Mon 15-Jul-13 13:20:50

What on earth can I do? I've tried stretching and massage. What else can I do? It's sooooo painful!

Backpaw Tue 16-Jul-13 08:38:29

True... With Head's back and knee problems though it does sound to me like a skeletal problem. It happens when we get older! It's always good to check aches and pains out though.

alreadytaken Tue 16-Jul-13 10:19:49

No history of long journeys or other inactivity so unlikely to be serious. Therefore self-help measures at night and speak to someone if the problem persists to the morning.

CMOTDibbler Tue 16-Jul-13 15:07:59

I used to get cramp a lot, and the pain could persist for days. I now take a magnesium supplement and haven't had one since. If you eat a very low salt diet, that can also cause them when its hot

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