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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Pain Under My Right Calf

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What could be causeing radiating pains in my calf and thigh?

What could be causeing radiating pains in my calf and thigh?

See your doctor: Need to make sure artery blood supply to the leg is okay as well as the venous return of blood from the leg. At the mi nimum a venous duplex scan per your history. ...Read more

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Birkenstock cause calf pain?

Birkenstock cause calf pain?

Possible: They have nice arches and if someone is not use to it, you can feel strain in the calf as muscles are readjusting the way you are walking..... ...Read more

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What causes a continual charlie horse in the calf?

What causes a continual charlie horse in the calf?

Difficult to say: If you have had a long-standing problem w/calf pain or 'charley-horses' i would see your physician for evaluation.In the differential DX would be a chronic gastoc.Strain, a 'leaking' bakers' cyst and even a dvt(blood clot).Best bet is to come in and see your orthopedic surgeon for evvaluation.Good luck! ...Read more

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What could cause calf pain for over a week?

What could cause calf pain for over a week?

First and foremost: A clot in the leg which is considered a medical emergency. Always better safe than sorry, with the info you provided you need to seek immediate attention. If you can provide more detail so that we no longer think it is a clot then that would be fine, but this needs to be checked out and advise you to go to urgent care or ER. If you are female, smoke or on birth control or obese risk increases. ...Read more

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What can cause numbness in the inner calf?

What can cause numbness in  the inner calf?

Several: -sitting or standing in the same position for a long time -shingles -lack of blood supply to an area like frostbite - pressure on peripheral nerves from tumors , scar tissues or enlarged blood vessels - injury to a nerve -medical conditions like diabetes, migraine, stroke , carpal tunnel syndrome, multiple sclerosis -abnormal levels of calcium, potassium or sodium -nerve damage due to lead, alcohol. ...Read more

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What can cause constant pain in the left calf?

Numerous : Difficult to answer, i suggest a few: lumbar disc herniation, peroneal nerve injury, muscle hernia. Please consult with specialist. ...Read more

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What might cause my pain in the back of the calf?

What might cause my pain in the back of the calf?

Gastroc strain: Siatica if the are is tender to rubbing it is a calf strain if it is worse whilel standing and not tender could be a pinched nerve in your back have to add deep vein thrombosis if tender as well recent history of long plane ride or car ride hope that helps see general practioner for guidance. ...Read more

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Right calf hurts when i stand and touch it, what could cause this?

Clot: An ultrasound of your veins could rule that out. How is your back? If back pain, an MRI of your lower back could help clarify the nerve pinched causing this. Your doctor could run blood test to make sure your electrolytes are ok. Don't let yourself get dehydrated. ...Read more

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I woke up with pain in my left side of my calf and my entire leg was freezing cold. What can be the cause of it?

Most likely...: Is that it got uncovered and exposed to room temp air for awhile. Absent any numbness/ weakness/ tingling, it is less likely anything neurovascular, but if it "visits" another morning or two, then worth having your dr look you over. ...Read more

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The past couple of years i've been getting red splotches on my shins an calfs, they are hot to the touch, don't hurt or itch, what could cause this?

The past couple of years i've been getting red splotches on my shins an calfs, they are hot to the touch, don't hurt or itch, what could cause this?

Increased blood flow: It's not entirely clear what is causing this, but in the absence of other symptoms, warmth and redness come from increased blood flow to an area of skin. This can be due to blood vessel dilation from exercise, inflammation, infection, irritation, allergy. If you can track down what is triggering the redness you might gain some insights. If it persists or has other symptoms it is worth an exam. ...Read more

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Pain in right calf after sitting or laying down. When i stand it is very painful and causes me to limp. It goes away after about 5 mins. Black male 39?

Muscle strain/spasm: This could be a simple muscle sprain or spasm that when it is shortened from being in a flexed position, needs to be stretched back out which is why it gets better after walking around. This may be your calf or hamstrings as they cross the knee and attach behind the calf. Stretch both. If you have any swelling in that one calf, with severe pain that gets worse and doesnt improve, consider er visit. ...Read more

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What causes a reoccurring blood clot in calf?

What causes a reoccurring blood clot in calf?

Recurring blood clot: Having one blood clot predisposes a person to having additional episodes in the future. That, along with other conditions such as immobility, certain medical conditions, smoking, obesity, and old age all contribute to blood clot formation. ...Read more

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Can sciatica cause pain even in the calf?

Pain from sciatica: usually radiates to front of lower leg, not calf. If you are having pain in calf, it could be herniated disc or even worse a blood clot. It is best to have a doctor examine you. ...Read more

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What could cause a shooting pain in my right calf?

What could cause a shooting pain in my right calf?

Shooting calf pain: It could be as simple and benign as a muscle cramp or spasm but more serious conditions could be a blood clot or even a pinched nerve in the spine secondary to a herniated or bulging disc. More information needed. ...Read more

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My wife gets cramps in her left calf. What is this cause from?

My wife gets cramps in her left calf. What is this cause from?

Cramps in calf: Check potassium ,magnesium , calcium , Vit D, sodium level. if she is a runner when drinking drink 1/2 water 1/2 gatorade juice so you do not dilute sodium or check for blood clot especially if on BCP or smoker. F/U with doctor/urgent care today to insure not clot. ...Read more