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Does A Hyperextended Knee Also Lead To Calf Swelling
Yes, calf X's knee: The calf muscles cross the back of the knee as they originate from the back of the thigh bone next to the knee capsule. When the knee hyperextends, the back of the knee often over stretches. This can cause injury to your knee that includes the posterior capsule and juxtaposed calf muscles. The calf muscles can become strained or torn causing pain and swelling in the injured calf muscle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I assume we are talking about a baby cow... The area of which you are referring to, are the 2 muscles that make up the posterior of the lower leg. The larger gastocnemious muscle and the smaller soleus muscle together are referred to as the calf muscle. Swelling could be due to trauma or any number of origins. They attach to ...Read more
Edema in leg. Swelling red spots ankle swollen hurting tightening, calf swelling up to knee stings saw dr today nothing was done i'm concerned of celllitis should I goto er? Or can this wait til tmrw?
Bone pain in left leg below knee, hurts more when resting, no swelling and i lead a last lifestyle, only walking 5mins a day now?
Hyperextended knee w/ a couple of cracks during a soccer game.Leg locked & someone pushed me.Pain in the inner & outer knee.Can't fully extend my knee?
This evening had shooting pain on outer part of knee. Upon inspection, I saw swelling behind my knee , really more my upper calf. Pain in L leg but there is also swelling at upper, outer part of R calf too. L is more painful to the touch. Could this be th
Pain in the back of knee that feels like a constant cramp/ slight pulling sensation. also swelling of inide/bottom of knee &ancle/calf post hyperexten?
Overuse injury: is a possibility depending on your level of activity. With symptoms such as cramping, pulling and swelling that are not subsiding, I recommend getting examined for a proper diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more
Weird feeling in back of knee almost like hitting funny bone..tingling also. Radiates down to foot with pain in foot and sometimes calf also. What could this be? no swelling
Had similar problem before also after 24hr train trip. Left leg is heavy and aches in calf and knee whether lying down or standing. No swelling. DVT?
Leg symptom: Can't rule out DVT without examining given those symptoms. Other possibilities are pressure phenomena from the seat. ...Read more
It may: Swelling in a leg can be commonly seen from knee related problems, with or without injuries and medical causes such as poor circulation, inflammation, and constriction from a brace or cast. However, sometimes you can get a clot in your leg that can cause swelling in the calf. Go to er immediately to rule out a clot as this can be be fatal if left untreated. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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