A 31-year-old female asked:
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left calf pain about 1 week. sudden onset and not better w/rest, heat, ice, or massage. no recent surgery or strenuous activity. what could this be?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: There are multiple possibilities, many of which are quite benign; but when you talk about the sudden, a traumatic onset of calf pain you always need to consider the possibility of a blood clot which is potentially life threatening and so I would encourage you to be seen to have this ruled out.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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