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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Calf pain: Do you stretch before and after? You may have muscle strain or possible circulation issue. Try warm compress after running and massage to get more blo ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: You may be putting too much strain on the muscles especially since you have not exercised for several days.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Decrease training...: Aches and pains can happen with repeated stress to a body part. For workers, it can be called a work injury. In sports, it's called an overuse injury. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are multiple potential causes, including potential vascular or electrolytes abnormalities. A good medical check up would be an appropriate plac ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Heat, NSAID: Local heat, Aleve (naproxen) will help.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Exercise: Ok in general to walk long distances as long as you build up gradually, provide adequate rest, hydration, and nutrition. Also best to take a day or so ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It's not from massag: Think back 2 ur activities of the prior days 2 find a cause. Probably a muscle strain of not 2 much significance. If serious u would have remembered w ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Sore calves: On recent medicine like cipro/ levaquin (levofloxacin) that causes achilles tendonitis? Recent increase in exercise? Consider achilles tendonitis, ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: I can't think of a thing that would put the two issues together. If you had fever, swollen tonsils & calf pain i would thing influenza b, but a singl ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Need more info: If you have been doing more exercise than usual, that can explain it. If you are sendentery or immobile, or if there is any swelling of the calf, best ... Read More

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