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A 24-year-old female asked:

I want to lose weight and i have started by running and fast walking, my problem is that when i do either of the two, my right leg calf gets so painful and only gets better when i stop?

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Dr. Sudeshan Govender
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? PVD: Need to be worried about intermittent claudication. Peripheral vascular disease to lower limbs can cause pain in calf on walking or running . Suggest seek family physician consult for arterial Doppler lower limbs. Would also help to check BP , ECG and bloods for glucose and cholesterol .

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