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Near instant severe pain left calf when walking, gone instantly @rest, no known injury, no clot, no PAD, walk 15k steps daily, on ACEi 20days,

Near instant severe pain left calf when walking, gone instantly @rest, no known injury, no clot, no PAD, walk 15k steps daily, on ACEi 20days,<cause?

Intermittent: neurogenic claudication ? It can be caused by lumbar spinal stenosis. I hope this helps. If you still have any concern about this contact me on my Virtual Practice at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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What are causes of severe pain in the left hip and leg?

What are causes of severe pain in the left hip and leg?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Severe left calf pain. How to alleviate?

Severe left calf pain. How to alleviate?

Possible muscle tear: You are in the correct age range to sustain a variable tear of the muscle belly of the calf (gastrocnemius) muscle in its muscle belly just below the knee joint. With such injury a hematoma may form within the muscle which can cause considerable pain until the hematoma resolves slowly with time, compression, rest and ice. ...Read more

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How should I treat severe left calf pain?

How should I treat severe left calf pain?

Depends on the cause: Calf pain can develop from a partial tear of the calf muscle, a blood clot, a ruptured baker's cyst from behind the knee, contusion/hematoma, strain due to altered gait/limping or it can be referred pain, often from nerve irritation from the lumbar spine. How you treat calf pain differs depending on the diagnosis. Until you see a physician, pain meds, limiting your weight-bearing & icing can help. ...Read more

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Severe Progressing Left Calf Pain. What could it be? I can provide more details.

Severe Progressing Left Calf Pain. What could it be? I can provide more details.

Possible DVT: More details would be helpful, but implanon, as with other BCPs, have an increased risk of deep venous thrombosis, blood clots, DVT. The beginning symptom could be calf pain ...Read more

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What could cause sudden severe pain in the left leg near groin area?

Strain or sprain: It can be due to sudden stretching of leg or a abnormal movement during a work or walking or running. It can aslo be due hip joint refereed pain, other possibility can be refereed pain due stone in kidney. Being female can be related to GYN issues as well So your doctor for a detail exam ...Read more

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Urg:severe pain in my spine now shoots down my left leg I have not gone 2 my doc becuz they attribute my pain to my overweight.Poss.Cause? Pain is 10

Urg:severe pain in my spine now shoots down my left leg I have not gone 2 my doc becuz they  attribute my pain to my overweight.Poss.Cause? Pain is 10

Possible Strain: You might have a back strain or possibly a disc herniation causing a sciatica or radiculopathy. However if you're severely overweight the doctor may have concerns that there could be recurrence of the disc herniation. It would behoove you to consider weight loss prior to undergoing surgical intervention.. ...Read more

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