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sudden onset calf pain

A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Exam needed: Acute phlebitis is a concern.I recommend an examination by your physician who would arrange for an ultrasound of the leg if findings warrant it. If th ... Read More
Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Related.: Scleroderma is associated with vascular problems, including DVT (deep vein thrombosis). Your symptoms suggest DVT and merits an immediate visit to the ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: There are multiple possibilities, many of which are quite benign; but when you talk about the sudden, a traumatic onset of calf pain you always need t ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
?injury: Do you recall any type of injury to the knee? Possibilities include sprain/strain or an inflamed tendon or muscle. Try resting the leg, cold applicati ... Read More
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Dr. Erin Robertson
19 years experience General Practice
May-Thurner syndrome: Absolutely. Get a left lower extremity ultrasound ASAP. Your doc may elect to get a D-dimer blood test as well. Have you been stented? Although MTS is ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Any time U take-: -the pill, U run the risk of thrombosis in Ur veins. This is something that should B Cn now!
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Golberg
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sciatica causes: Sciatica is used to describe any leg pain that goes with back pain. True sciatic radiciculopathy often has pain below the knee, sensation changes, and ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rikin Patel
19 years experience Sports Medicine
Get a consult: If you are experiencing these symptoms that involve pain and numbness in multiple limbs. I recommend you start with see a neurologist. If you pain inc ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Plantaris tendon ...: rupture. Here is an article which explains the condition. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1978447/. Need MRI to diagnose not u/s
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Yes.: Calf pain and swelling may be an indication of a blood clot within the veins of the calf muscles, which we call deep vein thrombosis (dvt). This can o ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Not enough: For a meaningful answer, but among the most common causes and in the right circumstances musculoskeletal pain and clots or DVT can cause this symptom. ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gordon
54 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Should not have: Recurrent calf pain is a symptom of a problem. Start with your family doctor. A vascular ultrasound is a useful initial exam.Most causes can be helped ... Read More
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