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A 33-year-old male asked:

cramping calf-to-ankle after running,gets sore for next few days.was just walking,felt pop in lower leg.sharp pain initially, now dull pain.full mvmnt

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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 years experience
Pop sounds Bad.: Feeling a pop in a calf, especially under the circumstances you have given, is certainly concerning. I would recommend that you see a specialist for a evaluation of your calf. Pops can be an indication of a slight tear that could lead to something more serious. Second guessing this potential problem is just not worth it.

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