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Doctor insights on: Left And Right Calf Swelling Symptoms

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Calf Swelling (Definition)

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


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Left leg shin pain and swelling?

Left leg  shin pain and swelling?

Shin splints: Or tendonopathy are strong possibilities. Ice may help as well as antiinflammatory, if pain psists would follow up with doc. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have left leg swelling and numbness along with left arm swelling and numbness. Vascular?

Is it possible to have left leg swelling and numbness along with left arm swelling and numbness. Vascular?

Leg and arm numbness: yes. Numbness typically implies nerve irritation. Leg and arm numbness both could be vascular issue from bleeding in the brain. Would recommend to see a neurologist or local PCP in your area. ...Read more

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Left leg middle of shin and ankle swelling and pain?

Left leg middle of shin and ankle swelling and pain?

Leg pain: If not activity related could be related to blood clot (dvt), could be infectious such as cellulitis, or could be inflamed such as gout. Not enough information here to really be more definitive. ...Read more

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I have rt upper abdominal pain and left foot ankle swelling?

I have rt upper abdominal pain and  left foot ankle swelling?

??: They are probably not directly related a through evaluation seems in order best wishes. ...Read more

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Pain swelling and lump in left testical?

Pain swelling and lump in left testical?

Possible emergency: Sudden onset of severe testicular pain could be due to torsion & requires immediate attention & an emergency to save testis. Epididymitis can also be very painful & would require antibiotic treatment. Some degree of pain relief, by gently lifting scrotum by hand, would suggest epididymitis & increase pain if torsion. Symptoms could also be due to hemorrhage into testicular tumor. Thus see Dr. ASAP ...Read more

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Hand swell and pain in chest right side?

Hand swell and pain in chest right side?

See doctor: Spontaneous hand swelling is not common. Working (especially above your head), pitching a ball, swimming can result in thrombosis (clot) in the subclavian vein, resulting in right chest pain and arm/hand swelling. Persistence of symptoms should make you want to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Swelling and pain in right testicle?

Swelling and pain in right testicle?

See a doctor: Swelling and pain in the testicle can be an infection needing antibiotics, a condition that requires immediate surgery, or a minor problem that needs no treatment at all. It is sometimes very difficult to tell the difference. You should be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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Burning sensationon left side of right ankle, no swelling?

Burning sensationon left side of right ankle, no swelling?

Ankle problem: Hard to say the cause. You might have a pinched or irritated nerve or tendon running along the inner side of your ankle. If this burn sensation persist, see your doctor or a foot and ankle specialist - podiatrist or orthopedic. Treatment will depend on the cause identified. ...Read more

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Pins and needles right leg and foot and tingling right side of head.i have sciatica lower left side.knotted pain left shoulder?

Pins and needles right leg and foot and tingling right side of head.i have sciatica lower left side.knotted pain left shoulder?

Not sciatica: Sciatica could not explain the fascias tingling. A cervical disk problem could cause shoulder symptoms but would also not explain your face tingling. If these symptoms see new go immediately to the ER. If they have been there for a while go see a doctor. This could be a stroke or serious brain problem. ...Read more

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Left breast pain, itchiness and pain down left arm. What are these symptoms of?

Left breast pain, itchiness and pain down left arm. What are these symptoms of?

Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Coughing with upper right back pain hoarseness of voice, malaise? left calf and ankle w/pitting edema

Coughing with upper right back pain hoarseness of voice, malaise? left calf and ankle w/pitting edema

Get checked out: Coughing and back pain with a swollen leg need to be evaluated for blood clots migrating from the leg to the lung. Pneumonia is another possibility. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am experiencing leg swelling, leg pain, calf pain and cold extremities. The following also describe me: leg tenderness, Calf pain, and Leg pain ...

I am experiencing  leg swelling, leg pain, calf pain and cold extremities. The following also describe me: leg tenderness, Calf pain, and Leg pain ...

Leg swelling pain: I am experiencing leg swelling, leg pain, calf pain and cold extremities. The following also describe me: leg tenderness, Calf pain, and Leg pain ANS: complex issue and if you do 2nd opinion with me we can quickly narrow down what it is and if you should go to ER or not. ...Read more

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What are lower back pain, & numbness in right buttock and right thigh symptoms of?

What are lower back pain, & numbness in right buttock and right thigh symptoms of?

High lumbar disc: The combination of back pain, with numbness/pain radiating into front of thigh but not past the knee suggests a disc herniation l2-3 or l3-4. This is a <10% occurrence of all hnp. Other causes like piriformis syndrome (pressure on sciatic nerve due to pressure from hip muscle), or problems with the hip can also mimic these symptoms. Based upon age, hnp or piriformis most likely. ...Read more

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What can cause aching pain on the right leg and slight foot numbness?

There are a few: Things that can cause this. The one i would be most concerned about is that you do not have a clot in your leg which potentially may cause both symptoms you mention. This would be considered a medical emergency. If the aching pain in the leg is in your calf then i would advise you seek medical attention immediately. ...Read more

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Burning and swelling in left ankle?

Burning and swelling in left ankle?

Ankle Inflammation: What did you do? Sounds like a common sprain, and i know some people forgot a minor twist until 2 days later when the symptoms develop. Do rice--rest (avoid irritating it), ice pack 3 times daily for 10 minutes, compression 24/7, and as much elevation as you can. If it gets worse over the next several days, definitely get it checked out. Dr rich blake. ...Read more

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Swelling and pain in my left leg near fingers?

Swelling and pain in my left leg near fingers?

Circulation or muscl: The symptoms could be circulation - either an inflammation in theveins or arteries or an acute tendonitis. Consult your physician or podiatrist to find out what is going on. ...Read more

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Swelling (Definition)

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