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pain in upper calf and back of knee

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
HalfCalf HalfDeCalf: If you haven't injured or strained your calf, if the skin is not discolored, if the knee or calf is not swollen (check carefully behind the knee;compa ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not impossible: Stacy, the twitching sounds more like a muscle spasm, but DVT is not impossible, especially if you have risk factors (recent travel, birth control, sm ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Fox
Specializes in Family Medicine
See Doctor: Without any specific cause, pain in the area could represent a deep vein thrombosis which can be life threatening. You need to be evaluated immediate ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Referred pain: Knee pain is often referred to the calf as the same nerves that innervate the knee also are present in the top of calf.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain: Likely pull/strain. Probable it or intertrichanteric band problem.
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A female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Be seen: You need a history and physical examination to be performed to further assess your symptoms to create a diagnostic and subsequent treatment plan. Ple ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Some thoughts.: cannot say in your particular case, but generally, some structures that are in all those places would have concurrent pain. http://www.nerdpocalypse.n ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Swollen leg?: Is that leg swollen? Are you on any hormone therapy such as birth control or have you traveled by plane recently? Recent surgery or family history of ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Magnesium: If orthototics do not help, tendonitis may respond to prolotherapy. Cramps can be due to electrolyte imbalance. Consider magnesium and potassium supp ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
22 years experience Podiatry
Calf pain: can be several things: 1. tingling and numbness usually represent nerve pain - the sural nerve runs behind the calf muscle and could be pinched 2. t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Burning pain: Burning pain usually denotes nerve etiology. But your symptoms may be related to multiple problems. Chest pain is a red flag and should be checked pro ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor: you either abuse your body, and your joints a lot, or you might have some unusual kind of arthritis for your young age. either way see a doctor for pr ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely: This does sound like your symptoms are related to the injury. Pain can radiate to the lower leg and swelling in the knee can often be felt in the back ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Could be a clot: could be a blood clot or a swelling from an insect bite. See your doctor for an evaluation.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Abscess: If this has come up spontaneous, I would be highly suspicious for an abscess.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Sciatica: It sounds like your right sciatic nerve may be involved. Recommend staying active w/out overdoing things, though. Using a non steroidal antiinflammato ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
?Quadriceps strain: Sounds like Quadriceps strain/sprain...do you climb stairs or have you climed a LOT of stairs as a part of your employment?? More Info please you can ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Sounds like sciatica: Or some other nerve impingement. See physician.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be serious: I think your problem could be one of many possible scenarios . The most important disease to rule out immediately is whether you have venous blood clo ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
See a doctor: Back pain involving multiple symptoms, or spreading / radiating to other areas should be evaluated to make sure something is not pressing on a nerve o ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many things: Low back can come from many things: trauma, overuse, degeneration, infection, tumors. You are young, so muscular pain, overuse, or early degeneration ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Strain: The beginning of the calf muscles, the end of the hamstring tendons, the joint capsule and the menisci are possible sources of pain in the back on the ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
See PCP: Your question is vague. Please see your family doctor who can determine the cause of your pain and recommend treatment.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Sciatica: Possible Sciatic pain, needs to be checked.
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