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What could cause calf pain other than dvt in a non athletic person

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
If you feel a funny : Feeling in your foot I'd recommend an emg/ncv to rule out a radiculopathy or entrapped nerve.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience in Podiatry
Calf pain: Many things can cause calf pain aside from a blood clot. Venous insufficiency, arterial disease, lymph-edema, sprains, strains to name a few. I woul ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience in Cardiology
Bilateral pain: Bilateral calf pain that is relieved by rest or walking is not usually caused by a vascular problem. More likely you should investigate a spinal or b ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Harhay
43 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle cramping : spend some time over the next few weeks stretching. Take calcium and potassium. Drink a glass of tonic water every day
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonard Stein
46 years experience in Cardiology
Prolonged bed rest?: Are you on any meds?, meds can cause pain. Is it both legs? If not is one warmer then the other? Has there been recent trauma?(like tripping-which can ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
23 years experience in General Surgery
Distention : Ur stretching the veins when sitting in same position for long time. This causes pain. Treatment is to elevate ur legs or compression as u have found ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Deep Vein Thrombosis: I doubt anyone with a real DVT would be able to run. But, yes, it would be very dangerous to run without a diagnosis or being on treatment to resolve ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
55 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Probably not: But check with ur doc so he can ask pertinent questions and examine ur leg, edpecilly if it stops progressively improving.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Gould
43 years experience in Radiology
Unlikely : A blood clot is unlikely in your situation. However if you've had a long car ride or plane ride one is possible. If you have any concerns i would see ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Varies: Some are asymptomatic, others swelling- most! some dramatic swelling and pain. Easy testing with ultrasound to, determine.

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