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Deep Calf Pain
What can cause deep calf pain?, I've had it for a month and its been getting worse. I had an ultrasound 2days ago to rule out DVT that was clear.
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
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
Painful scar tissue left under atypical mole removal spot on calf. Sharp, deep pain. Dermatologist recommended plastic surgeon. What will happen?
Yes: I agree with dr. Rosen. Need to rule out blood clots on the legs as the clots can break off and travel to lung. People can die from blood clots in the lung. Now, other causes of calf pain- will also include restless leg syndrome; related to iron deficiency ; muscle problems ( inflammation or sprain etc) and many more. Need to know what the cause is- that is important. Please see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: It depends on the severity, frequency as well as the when and how. What makes it better or worse. One leg, both legs. Is it associated with swelling? Are there general health issues? Are you at risk for peripheral vascular disease? Do you have low spinal problems. Or does this come on only after vigorous exercise? ...Read more
Get the diagnosis: Calf pain can have many causes. Have you been given a diagnosis yet? Muscle strains, knee joint problems, a ruptured bakers cyst, blood clots, referred/nerve pain from the low back are all relatively common causes of calf pain. It's time to see your doc for the first time or for follow up if you are not improving. ...Read more
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