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Muscle Cramps (cont.)

Muscle Cramps Symptoms

Muscle cramps cause the following:

  • Local pain
  • Tenderness
  • Firmness of the involved muscle

This disturbs the function of the involved extremity. When a hand muscle is affected, it can lead to difficulty in writing (writer's cramp) or grasping. When the muscles of the calf or foot are affected, it can lead to difficulty walking.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/6/2014

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