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Calf pain when walking. I get a pulling sensation deep in calf when walking. Sometimes electric shock like sensation that shoot down medial and back o?

Calf pain when walking. I get a pulling sensation deep in calf when walking. Sometimes electric shock like sensation that shoot down medial and back o?

Calf muscles: This babies are often stiff in the AM and it is easy to misstep and tear the musculotendinous junction. ALWAYS warm up before any strenuous activity. Try the runner's stretch with alternate legs-gently. ...Read more

Calf Pain (Definition)

Means a pain in the calf. This can be from muscle strain, a clot in a vein, a torn tendon, infection or a host of several other problems, including referred pain from someplace higher up, like the lower back. The best starting place for calf pain is your primary medical doctor, who can then make an appropriate referral depending on what he or she ...Read more


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I have severe calf pain when walking. My leg and ankle are swollen. I have hbp, high cholestoral. Pain started in rt. Calf, has now moved to the lt.

I have severe calf pain when walking. My leg and ankle are swollen. I have hbp, high cholestoral. Pain started in rt. Calf, has now moved to the lt.

As a precaution I : Would recommend a duplex ultrasound to rule out a clot. I would consider the possibility of a side effect of possible cholesterol lowering medication you may be taking. ...Read more

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Why do I get calf pain while walking in flats?

Achilles tendon prob: This could be due to achilles tendon equinus. Have this checked soon.A tight achilles can cause many foot problems. ...Read more

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I have left calf pain i don't feel it when i walk just when i'm resting its a throbing pain?

I have left calf pain i don't feel it when i walk just when i'm resting its a throbing pain?

Referred pain: The pattern suggests referred pain from your low back or pelvis regions. Sounds like a sciatica type of pain. Best type of doctor to figure it out would be an osteopath. Have you had recent childbirth or multiple childbirths or fall onto buttocks during extreme sports participation? ...Read more

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I have calf pain everytime iwalk . Do I need to change shoes and walk more?

I have calf pain everytime iwalk . Do I need to change shoes and walk more?

Need an exam: If you have chronic calf pain you need to be examined. This is not a normal thing when walking and may be due to blood flow issues or even a blood clot. ...Read more

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I have calf pain when I walk. It is on the right side. these days walked a lot and a lot of stairs that Im not used to do. should be worried?

You should be: concerned…the thing with calf pain is the differential diagnosis is a clot which potentially can kill you….(not trying to scare you) but you always have to rule out that which can kill you…always better to be safe than sorry and have that ruled out. A doctor may be able to examine you and conclude that its not a clot by physical exam etc….but, my rule of thumb is get it checked. ...Read more

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Have stge 3 COPD took 2 hour walk taking stops when needed got home &have extreme calf pain, can't walk at all slept woke up & pain isnt any better.

Go and get checked: Pain that is not resolved with adequate rest and appears to be persisting requires urgent attention. If you have no shortness of breath or chest pain, call your PCP to check if you can be seen in the office first thing tomorrow morning . If not, I will recommend you go the nearest ER or urgent care facility. Pain could be from vascular disease or muscle strain, hard to say without proper eval ...Read more

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How can I get rid of calf pain when I walk fast and far?

could be circulatio: Calf pain could be due to circulation problems but can also be do to a tight achilles. Try mild stretching...But if continues please have someone look at it. ...Read more

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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more