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Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience Rheumatology
No: No.
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Not usually: Baker's cysts generally arise on their own.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Definitely: Yes
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
None: These are mechanical and structural events usually preceded by straining or anatomical problems. No medication will cause them but some can ease the ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below: Unless you s stained severe traumatic injury to your lower leg you probably have a strain of your calf muscle and some partial tears these are general ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Sure: If you tore a leg muscle you will likely walk in a way to compensate and this an put pressure on the foot causing pain. Also, there are nerves in the ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Exam , MRI: The most important test would a good physical exam often this is overlooked or cursory to evaluate the severity of a tear an MRI would be the next ste ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
PAIN, SWELLING: Bruising, and inability to bear weight on it.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Follow these steps: Frequent ice packs, compression bandage to the area of the injury, take Ibuprofen or naproxen, rest your calf muscle. To help you remember what ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Pain, swelling: Usually it occurs secondary to sports such as tennis or basketball you will often feel a pop in the calf and will end up with swelling and difficul ... Read More
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