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Why and what causes deep Cramp in my leg. Just my right leg

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Why and what causes deep Cramp in my leg. Just my right leg in the back of the thigh , calf and foot?
How do I treat it ? What exercises would help?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Do you smoke or have back issues?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
No I have never smoked I have had backache in the past but not suffering with it at the moment. I have had painful cramp now for over a year
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
This is likely a pinched nerve in the back

A disc pressing on a nerve. Commonly results in leg pain only

I suggest an MRI of the low back to confirm
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Ok could there be any other reason ?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Yes it could be a muscle tear but I doubt that would last a year
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