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Calf Muscle Tightening While Sleeping
Could be a spasthism: Muscle spasm as well as possible varicose vein are alleviated by taking anti-inflammatory medications and possibly using a warm moist wrap for 1-2 hours at a time. However, the best option for unremitting pain and swelling is to see your physician to rule out a blood clot in your deep leg veins/ dvt, as it could be a serious issue. ...Read more
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
When using my calf muscle, got a similar feeling to soleus tear that I had, feels like it has lost its elasticity but it isn't tight when i pressed it?
Hi I have been experiencing right claf swelling mainly after I have alcohol- the calf muscle gets really tight and swells about 1/2" ?
Not Sure: Alcohol and isolated calf swelling are not a seen as far as I know. The most important thing to rule out is a blood clot in your leg, but usually that swelling is persistent and does not come and go. Varicose veins can cause swelling which may be the cause as if you you drink too much, your liver may swell and blood flow from legs may be impeded and cause the swelling, See your MD to confirm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was sleeping and I guess I stretched my legs and my right calf muscle clenched. It was painful. It happened twice this wknd. ?
I have some small lumps in back of calf muscle in the middle that feel hot and are sore to the touch by end of day muscle feels tight?
See MD: Please see an MD to rule out blood clots, deep and superficial. Could also be a varicose vein as these can hurt end of day and feel hot etc. ...Read more
I strained my calf muscle six months ago and it still feels tight and sometimes it tingles. Should i go back to my ortho doc?
This wknd I stretched when sleeping and woke up to lower calf muscle spasms in my right leg. I had two this wknd. How to stop them?
Spasms: I strongly recommend you have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. That team should be well able to get you under control. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more
My right calf muscle gets tight and pains and whenever it happens i feel numbness on outer part of feet..there is no swelling. please advise?
I strained my left calf muscle 14 weeks ago. At first dr was concerned it was a clot and did an ultrasound no clot. It's still tight at night. Why hasn't it healed ? Is there possibly a clot?
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