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A 23-year-old female asked:

My calf hurts when i run or do any kind of hard physical activity, but when i walk it is fine.. it had a knot a few days ago. what is the problem?

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Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 31 years experience
Calf pain: Muscular pain int he calf from strain will take a couple weeks to resolve unless you give it complete rest. Swelling or throbbing should be evaluated.
Last updated Jul 30, 2013

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