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why does my calf muscle always hurt

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
I apologize: For not knowing if you are make or female....in the event you are female and were wearing heels this may be a reason as in the heels there is contract ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Strain/partial tear: Calf swelling and pain can often be due to local trauma- either a significant strain or actual partial muscle tear. This allows for local bleeding or ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Give it few days and see if gone away this tell you is not, if continue checked out.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Solomon
47 years experience Podiatry
Where in you leg?: Where in your leg is the pain? If it is in your achilles tendon area or mid calf see your podiatrist to have it checked.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Do not ignore: this may be a gastrocnemius muscle strain tor micro-teat; however, your must get a doppler study of your lower extremities ( venous and arterial dop ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clive Segil
57 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
3-6 weeks: Always heals.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Rest see doc: It is possible that you ruptured a disc and it is pressing on one of the nerves going into your leg (sciatica). See a doc to get evaluated sooner than ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Possible tear: This may be a partial tear. Give it time to heal and do not resume running until the pain is totally gone.
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A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Calf discomfort: A strain or muscle cramp in a calf muscle can cause ongoing calf discomfort. Rarely bleeding into the calf can occur. A ruptured Baker's cyst behind t ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Acute vs. chronic: In the acute phase after the injury, you may want to give your calf rest, elevation, ice application and compression using an ace wrap. In subacute an ... Read More

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