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When I sit down I get a pain in my left calf and tingling in calf and foot. recently began light treadmill. any cause for concern?

When I sit down I get a pain in my left calf and tingling in calf and foot. recently began light treadmill. any cause for concern?

Yes, but don't panic: Sounds like a POSSIBLE problem involving the sciatic nerve or one of its branches, or a radicular problem in the lower back. See your PCP. As long as there's no serious or persistent pain or weakness the problem is mild, but you should have it checked out. Just tell your doc the same thing you've posted here & let him/her figure it out. ...Read more

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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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Pain in back of left knee, calf, hamstring & buttock. Tingling/numbness in heel. Gets worse seated. No swelling or discoloration. Ican still exercise?

Pain in back of left knee, calf, hamstring & buttock. Tingling/numbness in heel. Gets worse seated. No swelling or discoloration. Ican still exercise?

What the heel is it.: Continuing to exercise at this point may inadvertently do further damage to the nerve involved. Would be best to get a evaluation to safeguard against prolonging your condition. ...Read more

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For 2 yrs I have had regular headaches, with right foot tingling, left calf and foot muscle stiffness recently. Likely to b brain tumour or MS?

For 2 yrs I have had regular headaches, with right foot tingling, left calf and foot muscle stiffness recently. Likely to b brain tumour or MS?

Not necessary: An abnormal neurological examination confers a probability of secondary headache disorders of 44-55% within emergency room settings. The probability of secondary headache ranges from 21% to 46% in patients with sudden onset headache. Rec. : see orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and rule out secondary headache. ...Read more

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I have a tingling sensation at the front of my lower left calf muscle that's been there for about 2 months. I feels like it filled with fluid or acid

I have a tingling sensation at the front of my lower left calf muscle that's been there for about 2 months. I feels like it filled with fluid or acid

All the time?: Is the sensation there all the time? Does it shift sides at all? Does it change from tingling to numb to burning or anything like that? Tight clothes? You may wish to consult a neurologist and what they think if it's just not going away. ...Read more

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Recently a spot about the size of a quarter has started tingling off & on in my left calf muscle. Not painful. Tweaked nerve?

Recently a spot about the size of a quarter has started tingling off & on in my left calf muscle. Not painful. Tweaked nerve?

Either that: Or a varicose vein. Doesn't sound serious in either case. But show it to your doctor just to make sure. ...Read more

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What can cause persistent tingling in right calf and foot with calf larger than the left?

What can cause persistent tingling in right calf and foot with calf larger than the left?

Get the leg up.: A larger than normal calf with persistent tingling should make you want to have it examined, and right soon. There is always a concern of vein inflammation that could become very serious and very quickly. Remove all doubt and have it evaluated as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause a tingling sensation left side of face left arm and left calf on and off today. No other symptoms. If I'm busy I feel it less.

Can anxiety cause a tingling sensation left side of face left arm and left calf on and off today. No other symptoms. If I'm busy I feel it less.

See that you have a: # of medical conditions. I would not assume that the tingling sensation you are experiencing is due to anxiety. The reason you may feel symptom less when you are busy is that it distracts you from focusing on the sensation. Take care. ...Read more

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Hello! I'm a 52 female and I'm having left calf spasm since last night with on going tingling in left foot. Few months slight chest pain.

Hello!  I'm a 52 female and I'm having left calf spasm since last night with on going tingling in left foot. Few months slight chest pain.

ER now: Go directly to the ER for evaluation and venous ultrasound ( doppler) of the left lower leg to rule out thrombophlebitis and/or DVT ( deep venous thrombosis). Do not ignore these symptoms. ...Read more