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Muscle Cramps (cont.)

Outlook

Although cramps can be a great nuisance, they are a benign condition. Their importance is limited to the discomfort and inconvenience they cause or to the diseases associated with them. Careful attention to the preceding recommendations will greatly diminish the problem of cramps for most individuals. As mentioned, those with persistent or severe muscle cramps should seek medical attention.

Medically reviewed by Martin E Zipser, MD; American board of Surgery

REFERENCE:

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, McGraw-Hill, Mar 2008.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/6/2014

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