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Nighttime Leg Cramps: What Causes Muscle Spasms and Late ...

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Nighttime leg cramps are usually sudden spasms, or tightening, of muscles in the calf. The muscle cramps can sometimes happen in the thigh or the foot.

Muscle Cramps, Charley Horse, and Muscle Spasms: Causes and ...

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Jul 21, 2015 ... You could be out for a run or drifting off to sleep when it happens: The muscles of your calf or foot suddenly become hard, tight, and extremely ...

Symptoms and causes - Muscle cramp - Mayo Clinic

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Feb 16, 2016 ... Most muscle cramps develop in the leg muscles, particularly in the calf. Besides the sudden, sharp pain, you might also feel or see a hard lump ...

How to Stop Leg Muscle Cramps - Healthline

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Jul 7, 2015 ... Leg cramps most commonly hit your calves and hamstrings, though they ... feel a hard lump at the point of pain — that's the contracted muscle.

Leg Cramps: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatments - Medical News ...

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Dec 10, 2015 ... Leg cramps, also known as night leg cramps, especially calf-muscle cramps, are fairly common. Some people experience cramps in the ...

What Causes Leg Cramps and How Can You Treat Them?

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Aug 1, 2013 ... Leg cramps - also know as night cramps or Charley Horse - are painful spasms that typically occur in the calf muscles. Leg cramps tend to jolt a ...

Leg cramps - NHS Choices

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It usually occurs in the calf muscles, although it can affect any part of your leg, including your feet and thighs. After the cramping has passed, you may have pain  ...

Leg Cramps. Muscle Pain/Aches. Common Leg Cramps. | Patient

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Leg cramps are common. The cause is not known in most cases. However, some medications and diseases sometimes cause leg cramps. Regular calf ...

Muscle Cramps: Home Remedies, Treatment & Causes - MedicineNet

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Get information on muscle cramps (charley horses), including leg cramps, causes ... Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is a common cause for painful legs that ...