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22 YR OLD PREGNANT PT IN HER LAST TRIMESTER WAKES UP IN MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT WITH SEVERE BILATERAL CRAMPS IN THE CALVES ALL CAN ALLEVIATE THE SYMPTOMS EXEPT

INCREASE CALCIUM INTALE

INCREASE IRON INTAKE

DECREASE PHOPHOROUS INTAKE

DORSIFLEXION OF FOOT

DELIVERY OF BABY




  #2

INCREASE IRON INTAKE


  #3

what is this condition?!


  #4

could someone pls explain why do these cramps occur, the pathophysiology and what is this condition. thanks.


  #5

there can be lots of reasons for these cramps...like DVT, hypocalcemic tetany,anemia....so all will alleviate the condition except DORSIFLEXION OF FOOT , as stretching the calve muscles will aggravate the situation.


  #6

ssrpk, thanks! thts the explanation i was lookng for for my hunch:o) Hope ur studies are faring well...not tht u need to study;o) GL


  #7

dorsiflexion of the foot





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