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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Nall
14 years experience Sports Medicine
Stretching: I would focus on stretching the calf strain and return to physical activity as you can tolerate it. As long as you don't smoke and are not on birth c ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Calf Sprain: You should only walk as much as you can tolerate. As long as you aren't completely sedentary you should not develop a blood clot. Even if you are not ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Blood clots : Are generally caused by inactivity or lack of movement. Swelling could contribute or increase risk. So can obesity, taking oral contraception, smoking ... Read More
Dr. Michelle Achor
15 years experience Podiatry
Yes.: Yes, particularly if you are immobilized in a cast or other device. It is good to get up and walk during flights and do heel pumps while seated to he ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly: That significant an injury should be evaluated by a doctor and x rays should likely be taken. Stop smoking if you do not want to eventually pay a heav ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: This sounds most likely that you strained your calf. Blood clots are always a possibility, but in an active man with no history of clotting problems ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Haritha Vankireddy
18 years experience Family Medicine
Swelling : Swelling of legs is caused by various reasons. Blood clots, sprains, varicose veins and venous insufficiency, kidney failure, anemia etc. Sprain us ... Read More
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Get it evaluated.: A blood clot (dvt / deep vein thrombosis) is not a common occurrence in the foot. Seek professional assistance regarding the “blood clot” if indeed th ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Blood clot/thinners?: F or unknown age, ethnicity, smoking Hx or Medical Hx asks: Sprained my foot right on the instep. .got a blood clot on the calf taking blood thinners. ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Sprain: You need to ask your dr that, out here can not tell.
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A member asked:
Dr. Edgard Janer
Specializes in Rheumatology
Depends!: Rarely, depends on type of trauma! Simple linear fracture as opposed to a complicated displaced fracture? Did u require surgery? Other factors play a ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
I never really : Heard of anyone getting an MRI to check for blood clots. Usually a venous duplex ultrasound or even a d dimer blood test would be ordered to rule out ... Read More
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