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After hip replacement I am experincing deep pain in my calf area, please tell me what that is?

After hip replacement I am experincing deep pain in my calf area, please tell me what that is?

Inform your doctor: Who performed the surgery. One consideration is a clot. That would be ruled out by getting an ultrasound. ...Read more

Calf Pain (Definition)

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


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After hip replacement I am experiencing deep pain in my calf area, please tell me what that is?

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

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After a flight from eu my wife developed a deep pain in her calf. No history of thrombosis. Should she see a doctor immediately?

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 more

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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.

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.

Calf pain: Many things can cause calf pain aside from a blood clot. Venous insufficiency, arterial disease, lymph-edema, sprains, strains to name a few. I would recommend evaluation by your primary care physician ...Read more

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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?

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?

Needs ultrasound.: Calf pain associated with swelling is always a concern . Although there are many causes, and what you describe doe not sound like DVT, you want to rule out the most serious which would be a DVT. You should have a venous duplex ultrasound. ...Read more

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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