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Deep Pain In Calf
Inform your doctor: Who performed the surgery. One consideration is a clot. That would be ruled out by getting an ultrasound. ...Read more
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
The most important -: Thing is to ensure you are not having a blood clot, which if it travels to the lungs, can be fatal. So get to your er dept asap and they should be able to do a venous doppler to confirm it and start you on medication (clot busters). Other causes are due to bleeding into the calf muscles, which can be painful. Get yourself into an er asap. ...Read more
After a flight from eu my wife developed a deep pain in her calf. No history of thrombosis. Should she see a doctor immediately?
Yes: You are right to be concerned about the possibility of a deep vein thrombosis after a long flight. Such a clot in the legs can break loose and travel to the lungs (pulmonary embolus). Usual evaluation in the emergency department is an ultrasound of the pelvic/leg veins. It is an emergency if any chest pain, shortness of breath, or palpitations occur. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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.
Severe throbbing pain deep in l calf x weeks.Fine one day, terrible the next x hrs. No redness or warmth.Always same spot. Worse w/ sitting.Ok jogging
See you doctor: Sounds urgent. I suggest u see a doctor asap. ...Read more
Pain deep in left calf. developed following a bad cramp during night, and intense exercise the next day. Limping, 1 inch swelling. is it DVT or other?
I have a deep throbbing pain in my calf muscle while going up and down the stairs and during football practice but no other time?
Sounds muscular: The fact it involves only certain weight bearing activities suggests that it is muscular issue, most likely pulled or strained muscle. If it was stress fracture, it would hurt most likely with all weight bearing activities & would present like a shin splint in the front of leg, not where the bulk of the muscles are found like the calf. See your doctor for evaluation & treatment if painful enough. ...Read more