What Causes Severe Thigh Cramps In The Right Inner Thigh?


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Inner thighs, generally referred to as hamstrings, are frequently affected by cramps, or involuntary muscle contractions. These contractions can take some time before the muscles relax again.

The normal function of hamstrings is to contract and relax. If the muscles are fatigued, or not given sufficient stretching, cramps are likely to occur.

Other causes of hamstring cramps could involve a lack of nutrients or dehydration, as well as too much exercise resulting in over-exertion of this particular area.

If cramps occur in other areas of the leg or foot as well, a lack of magnesium could be the cause. A vitamin supplement containing magnesium may prevent these cramps, usually occurring during the night, from happening.

Stretching the legs is usually a good way to release cramps in the inner thigh. If the hamstring feels extremely tight, a hot compress may bring relief, as will the following exercise:

The leg on which the cramp is experienced is placed against the back of the other leg. Putting both ankles close together, the cramped leg is then pushed forward against the other leg.

A gentle massage with a warmed massage-oil will equally bring fairly rapid relief.

As dehydration is one of the main possible causes of hamstring cramps, drinking plenty of water will keep the body hydrated and thus prevent cramps from occurring.

It is also important to perform hamstring stretching exercises before engaging in any major form of strenuous physical activity.

Should muscle cramps, especially around the inner thigh region, become more frequent and severely painful, it is advisable to consult a doctor. This is more so the case if all efforts to release the muscle fail to succeed.

As well as possibly indicating a serious deficiency requiring medical attention, this could also be the sign of a more serious hamstring injury.
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ray of light answered
There are many reasons of pain anywhere in body. He pain depends upon presence of a primary disease or an accident. If you are not having any disease or accident injury then the cause of pain might be a muscle pull,electrolyte imbalance or too much walk if you have started recently. A differential diagnosis is required.

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