A 31-year-old male asked:

Two days since 3 flights in a row brasil-europe. have intermittent pain in centre of left calf muscle. could this be anything sinister or just muscular? drank alcohol daily for 3 weeks pre-trip. 31yrs male good health generally

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Dr. Alexandre De Moura
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 33 years experience
DVT: Have this looked into asap. Long flights and sedentary activity in airplanes, can lead to deep venous thrombosis!
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Dr. Hanford Brace
A Verified Doctoranswered
55 years experience
Ultrasound: You may have a dvt(deep vein thrombosis) you should see family doc to check you and likely order an ultrasound to check it out. If you do have this potentially fatal disorder you will have to be treated immediately for safety. Dvt can allow smallal clot to go to lung which is extremely dangerous or even fatal. Do not delay being checked. If you can not be seen immediately, go to the er now!
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Last updated Sep 18, 2013
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