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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.See 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?
Go to ER now.: It could be something serious requiring immediate treatment.See 3 more doctor answers
I am experiencing leg pain, leg swelling and calf swelling my leg is red hot to touch my gp is not open don't know what to do?
Usually an emergency: Calf-swelling with pain is usually an emergency because doctors want to evaluate the patient to see if there is a blood clot in the leg. Such a clot can break off a chunk, flow to the lungs, and be fatal. There are other causes of leg pain and swelling, but always rule out the potentially lethal ones first. One should tell doctors about any surgeries, injuries, medications, prolonged sitting, etc.
I am experiencing calf pain and calf swelling. The following also describe me: Lower leg pain and Leg tenderness. What should I do?
Achy dull ache in right calf, swelling at FRONT of leg with a sticking out vein, don't think its serious as no swelling in calf, protein s Defiency.
I am experiencing leg pain, varicose veins, difficulty walking and calf swelling. The following also describe me: Leg swelling and Leg tenderness. What should I do?
Knee swelling: It depends upon the amount of energy and injury-type. A quad pull or partial tear may stay swollen. A hematoma may stay swollen. A synovitis may wax and wane. Should be examined if not improved.
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 9 months ago. Was told to ice it and it would be good but still hurts to kick, plant/ turn, & brace self on that leg. What's wrong?
Meniscus tear?: Need mri to prove it; likely if knee gives way and collapses or ratchet like feeling in knee. Get an xray adn mri, this will show it. Could be tear in acl [anterior cruciate ligament] or pcl[posterior cruciate ligament]
Be seen: There are multiple potential causes; but because one of them is a blood clot in the deep venous system and that is potentially life threatening, you would be wise to be seen and thoroughly evaluated.
Pain behind left knee for 3 days (posbly overuse) & couldn't fully extend; movmnt helped. Went away as calf pain began - now swelling in calf?
Strain calf musce: The symptoms description resemble those produced by strain ot he calf muscles (gastrosoleus group).Applying some heat and gentle gradual streching should help to recover.See 1 more doctor answer
Hi, I have swelling for a week now in my left calf, mild pain inside left knee for 2 months prior, no injuries, no hlth ins to see a dr. Can you help?
I've been having constant dull/heavy pain in my left calf and back of knee no matter what I do; walk, sit, lie down rest. No injury, swelling nor hot.
HalfCalf HalfDeCalf: If you haven't injured or strained your calf, if the skin is not discolored, if the knee or calf is not swollen (check carefully behind the knee;compare with the other side), if you can breathe OK and don't have any chest pain, if you can walk OK and you have no back pain, then I'd give it a week and see what happens. Use Motrin and/or Tylenol (acetaminophen) and be careful. If it persists or gets worse, see a doc
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.
See your PCP: Please see you pcp, you may need to rule out a blood clot (DVT) in your leg. He/she will guide you.
Is it normal to feel a pulse in calf below knee. There is no pain or swelling. I'm a 48 year old female?
Yes: If the pulse you feel is in the back of the knee or just below it, you are feeling your popliteal artery.
Nagging pain for 2+ weeks between calf and outside of left knee. No swelling/raised temp. Hurts to bend at knee. Didn't injure to knowledge. What is it?
Orthopedic problem: First see your family physician. He/she will do a physical exam to include range of motion of the knee. If that does not offer any clue then you will need an x-ray or mri.
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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