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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Depends needs exam: You could have something as simple as a muscle contusion, but you need to be checked for possible signs of phlebitis or circulation problems. If th ... Read More
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Deep vein thrombosis that could calf sewelling and dangerous, compartment syndrome very serious that cuase swelling.Bruse of the calf. And other . Be ... Read More
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Go to er and get us: Ultasound rule out deep vein thrombosis.
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Dr. David Schleimer
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Enlarged lower leg: I assume we are talking about a baby cow... The area of which you are referring to, are the 2 muscles that make up the posterior of the lower leg. Th ... Read More
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Dr. Ted King
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No DVT?: The first thing to make sure that you don't have is a dvt. Once you are seen by a doctor and know you don't have a dvt, taking anti-inflammatory medi ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Baker
14 years experience Neurology
Dystonia: It can cause muscle to contract and appear like swelling, but usually it is not swelling from dependency of fluid as usually cause of swelling of legs ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Polecritti
18 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends: Ice is good on acute injuries to decrease the inflammation, like when an athlete sprains an ankle. Heat promotes blood flow to the area in order to h ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor soon: One of the worst things we worry about with one-sided calf or leg swelling out of the blue is a blood clot. If you haven't had any trauma recently or ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Feinberg
37 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: This can also have many other causes. It can be a side effect of medications, related to a bakers cyst of the knee or something very serious like a b ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, calf X's knee: The calf muscles cross the back of the knee as they originate from the back of the thigh bone next to the knee capsule. When the knee hyperextends, th ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Usually an emergency: Calf-swelling with pain is usually an emergency because doctors want to evaluate the patient to see if there is a blood clot in the leg. Such a clot c ... Read More

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