A 48-year-old male asked:
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my calf is swollen and tight?

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Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Goto ER: You may have a blood clot . Significant swelling can cause compartment syndrome which results in compression of blood flow leading to possible permanent damage to nerve function as well as muscle death.
Answered on Sep 3, 2013
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Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle commented
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
needs ortho consult 4 compartment, &/or PCP 4 clot eval.
Sep 3, 2013
Dr. Audie Rolnick
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get checked: Can be dvt. Many things need to be ruled out. Better see a physician.
Answered on Sep 5, 2013

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