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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Severe Pain In Right Calf

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What could cause me to get severe pain in my calf muscles?

What could cause me to get severe pain in my calf muscles?

Check labs and shoes: Make sure to check serum electrolytes , particularly potassium. Dehydration is a common cause, so check urine color, it should be light yellow. Gait can cause unusual strain on these muscles, so check your shoes for uneven wear. If needed , see a podiatrist for shoe orthotic correction.Venous thrombosis, or clots, are unusual in both legs, but look for redness , or swelling of the legs. ...Read more

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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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Can Metformin cause severe pain in calf and hamstring muscles?

Can Metformin cause severe pain in calf and hamstring muscles?

Yes: It is not common for metformin to cause muscle pain but it is a reported side effect of the medication. It would be unusual for it to cause muscle pain in just one group of muscles. Usually when a medication causes muscle pain it occurs in all muscles all over the body. ...Read more

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Severe pain in calf muscle and a lot of fluid in knee what could cause it?

Severe pain in calf muscle and a lot of fluid in knee what could cause it?

Many causes.: it can be arthritis, a torn ligament or tendon, a meniscal tear , or a loose body, just to name a few possibilities. See an orthopedic knee specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes severe pain in the calf and thigh muscles of both legs?

What causes severe pain in the calf and thigh muscles of both legs?

Lots of things: Severe calf pain can be due to intermittant claudication which you must address due to poor circulation. Upper thigh pain can also be due to poor circulation especially if you are a past smoker. Overexercise which causes cramping, and lack of stretching may also be a cause. Arthridities and neuromuscular disorders should also be addressed. I would see your physician for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have severe pain on upper calf and knee when i stand and walk. There is no swelling or heat and I have not injured my leg - what could the cause be?

I have severe pain on upper calf and knee when i stand and walk. There is no swelling or heat and I have not injured my leg - what could the cause be?

Calf pain : One sided severe calf pain and referred knee pain in the absence of an injury present while walking suggests presence an intermittent claudication from arterial insufficiency i.e. Plaque, clot, pad). Unexplained calf pain presenting in this fashion may also be do deep vein thrombosis (venous clot), but less likely to subside at rest. Both can be very serious and should be evaluated. ...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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What can cause sudden severe pain in my leg?

What can cause sudden severe pain in my leg?

See your PCP: I can appreciate your concern about your health, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the best answer to your problem. See your PCP for examination, x-rays and treatment options. Take good care. ...Read more

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What is the cause for severe pain in the leg in am only?

What is the cause for severe pain in the leg in am only?

Positional: Pain only early morning maybe due to an abnormal position during the time you were asleep causing either your joint or muscle under undue stress. ...Read more