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Why is my calf is tensing up and hurting
A 23-year-old female asked:
51 years experience Rheumatology
Contusion: You have a soft tissue contusion. The pain will resolve over several days. If it doesn't, see a doctor.
A 19-year-old female asked:
52 years experience Pediatrics
See orthopedist: Sounds like a serious strain or sprain or even a torn muscle or ligament. Needs to be evajluated
A 45-year-old female asked:
23 years experience Family Medicine
Muscle strain: Muscle strain can occur a result of muscle exercise. A strain occurs when muscle fibers are damaged. This may take some time to resolve.
A 47-year-old member asked:
24 years experience Psychiatry
How much: are you stretching out before and after your runs?
A 52-year-old member asked:
28 years experience Pain Management
Clot: An ultrasound of your veins could rule that out. How is your back? If back pain, an MRI of your lower back could help clarify the nerve pinched caus ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
37 years experience Family Medicine
Thrombosis: Get venous ultrasound soon, it may be a vein clot. If neg, then rest, elevation, heating pad and tylenol (acetaminophen).
A 50-year-old member asked:
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See a physician: The calf pain could be from a simple muscle strain, but the worst case scenario is if you have some sort of blood clot. I don't want to alarm you, bu ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
34 years experience Family Medicine
More fluids: Make sure you drink plenty of fluids including potassium and
calcium before playing .Dehydration, lacks of potassium and calcium
can cause cramping i ... Read More
A member asked:
56 years experience Endocrinology
Bad bruise: bad bruise. Show to your Dr.
A 28-year-old member asked:
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Increased blood flow: It's not entirely clear what is causing this, but in the absence of other symptoms, warmth and redness come from increased blood flow to an area of sk ... Read More
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