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Causes Of Pain Under My Right Calf
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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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