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Calf Muscle Feels Cold
Calf muscle hurts in left legLike it's about to cramp but doesn't. Feel it more when resting. Some tingling and numbness with cold feet. Also tired?
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
My calf muscle and foot are tingly and painful. It becomes worse if my foot touches a cold floor or water and slightly better with a sock on?
Think neuropathy: See your doctor if there is a medical cause for your symptoms. If there is swelling and discoloration, that might be due to circulation. When you have neuropathy, you can have parasthesias (tingling, pain) and hyperesthesia (increased sensitivity to a cold floor). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Worked out my calves 2 days ago nd right calf is extremely sore, can barely walk. What should I do? Hot or cold compresses? Did i tear calf muscle?
No: Working out rigorously rarely causes damage or tear. You are probably experiencing post exercise soreness (which makes it difficult to walk because the muscle is shortened and full of inflammatory chemicals from going beyond the aerobic capacity of the calf muscle). Apply heat, massage the muscle, stretch it gently, and walk more slowly until the length comes back. It will take 2 days to pass. ...Read more
Do I have dvt? Calf muscle was randomly sore 3 days ago the soreness is gone but weird sensations linger. Tight, full, cold foot, pulsing.
I get a hot feeling on my calf muscle off and on now i also feel it in my thigh . What causes this? Sitting and standing by the way.
Calf Calorics: Heat is one of many sensations, both normal and abnormal, that the body can perceive due to a stimulus that is real or unreal. Typically if there is nerve compression somewhere along the course of the nerve as it passes through tissues or at the level of the spine itself, this sensation can occur. If associated with weakness or pain it may be a spinal disc issue causing compression on a nerve. ...Read more
I have a tingling sensation at the front of my lower left calf muscle that's been there for about 2 months. I feels like it filled with fluid or acid
No definite reason: Exact cause of muscle cramps is unknown, but the theories most commonly cited include:altered neuromuscular control, dehydration, electrolyte depletion, poor conditioning, muscle fatigue, new activity..Serious muscle spasm doesn't release on its own and requires manual stretching to help relax and lengthen the shortened muscle. Spasms and cramps can be mild or extremely painful. ...Read more