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Calf Muscle Pain During Pregnancy
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
Many things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Is cramping or stretching in lower abdomen and pelvic area is normal during 4 months pregnancy (twin pregnancy).
Fatigue, dehydration: Probably the most likely causes for muscle cramps is either fatigue or dehydration. I say several cases in the first football game of the season in the fourth quarter usually if you are not in optimal shape or you havent taken enough fluids the muscles will cramp. Better to try to avoid the problem in the first place. ...Read more
Compartment syndrome? Pain, extreme pain when exercising, pain while squeezing calf, loss is sensation sometimes in foot, calf pain
A few things: Check w/ md, in order of frequency: 1.Tight iliotibial (it) bands: learn some stretches from internet & do them when you're warmed up or seek physical therapy. 2.Trochanteric bursitis: might need othopedist and injection especially if thigh hurts when you roll over on it. 3:hip or low back arthritis causing "pinching" of cartilage or nerve. 4:bone pain from weakness, osteoporosis, over-training. ...Read more
Sharp pain in left calf, muscle tense when standing, no notable swelling or redness. No pain when squish calf but muscle tense. Bloodclot?
Strained muscle: Strained muscles can take a couple weeks to a couple months to heal ...Read more
Experience fever, sore thighs, left leg pain (stabbing), fatigue, pain while on bowel movement or urinating, nausea, and lower abdominal soreness during period. Is this normal?
Infectious process: Fevers/all these symptoms connote infectious process of bacterial or viral usually and can fluctuate making you feel better off and on if it is low grade problem, need to get checked out for infectious process, inflammatory tests such as white cell and sed rate blood analysis as well as many others to determine the cause of the possible inflammatory infectious process going on. ...Read more
Yes: It is not common for metformin to cause muscle pain but it is a reported side effect of the medication. It would be unusual for it to cause muscle pain in just one group of muscles. Usually when a medication causes muscle pain it occurs in all muscles all over the body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain when bowel move across a particular area + pelvic cramp and deep rectal pain upon pushing DURING period. no period = no pain. cause of concern?
Not sure: With just this little detail, it is impossible to pinpoint the problem. Sometimes a woman can have endometriosis or another cause which is only apparent at the time of her period. Your first step should be to consult your gynecologist for a complete exam and to determine if any other tests need to be done. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Currently painful bilateral calf spasticity that began yest. Muscles stiff,feel verge of "charlie horse". Pain to touch,walk. No workout,no DVT symptm?
Dehydration?: When there is a simultaneous bilateral problem, think what could be happening that would affect my whole system via my blood stream? Dehydration can cause bilateral calf spasticity, especially if you're low on electrolytes. Also, the onset of a virus is systemic and could cause this. If your pain is improving hour by hour just wait, if it's getting worse, seek medical help ASAP. Good luck! ...Read more
Sacrum stiff, pelvic/hip movement cause pain, esp morning n after inactivity. Muscles at hip spasm. No pain at groin. What can be the cause?
Sure: The abdominal muscles are part of the core muscle group. These muscle are frequently engaged in any exercise, and stretching will certain activate the muscles. Obviously, you shouldn't have pain for a long duration, and it should really just be noticing the muscles more than being in physical pain. ...Read more
During PMS unbearable sharp pain is observed at lower back pain.. Takin ibrufen during periods is advisable?
Yes as long as there: Are no medical reasons why you should not be taking this type of medication. This has been one of its uses since it was introduced. ...Read more
Arm stretch created a painful cramp of biceps muscle with stinging burning pain. Continues to be painful 4 hours later?
Microtears: It is likely that you have microtears of the biceps and these may take 7 to 10 days to heal. Rest your biceps area during this time. ...Read more
Pain began in left calf. Has moved to thigh&still calf. Muscle spams & tightness. Pain not constant. No birth control. Checked for DVT x2. ?
Leg pain: vascular ?: Deep vein thromotic lesions are more serious but less common than superficial vein thrombi. Your "check for DVT x2 should have been via ultrasound tests (plethismography) to be certain there is not a deep vein clot. Superficial venous clots to move and can cause pain, but are less a concern. See your health care professional. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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