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A few days after i had a cold and fever i couldnt walk due to severe calf pain. my doctor says it may relate to water shortage in the kidney. opinion?

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Dr. John McMahan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 48 years experience
Severe calf pain: Get another opinion... This is not a common side effect of a cold. Some infectious agents like strep can cause severe arthirits-like symptoms but need to be treated with antibiotics... Not just observed like is often dome with a virus.

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Last updated Nov 22, 2013

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