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Pain In Back Of Calf Muscle
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
A six year old puncture wound to the front of my right shin causes considerable pain in the back of my calf muscle from boxing training. Ideas?
I have some small lumps in back of calf muscle in the middle that feel hot and are sore to the touch by end of day muscle feels tight?
See MD: Please see an MD to rule out blood clots, deep and superficial. Could also be a varicose vein as these can hurt end of day and feel hot etc. ...Read more
Tightness in back of calf muscle and knee on right leg. Sometimes left. On anti-inflamitories and birth control. Could it be a blood clot. No swelling?
Less likely: Blood clots are usually associated with some degree of swelling due to blood pooling caused by the clotted vein. Also, bilateral venous clotting is highly doubtful, so i'd look for another plausible explanation. ...Read more
Yes and Yes: Sciatica is the symptom of leg pain caused by a disc herniation or narrowing where the nerve exits the spine. A disc herniation is a outpouching of the disc from its normal place into the spinal canal or on the nerve and can be a source of pain in the back or down the leg or even the groin area. The nerve then goes to the muscle which can then hurt, spasm or feel sore or irritated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am aged 73 having burning pain and strain on the back muscles of the left thigh extending to calf muscle find difficult to stand and walk 4 months?
See your MD: With a history that complex you'll need to see a doctor who can listen, examine, and test you. ...Read more
I have suddenly taken severe cramp back of thigh, calf and heel on outer part. I also have a lump on my calf muscle inner leg, had pain for an hour?
Pain down the back of left leg and into my calf muscle. I am currently on workers comp.I have a work injury, its 3 herniated disc in my neck.Over the past 2 weeks I have been having pain in lower back side and pain in my left calf muscle.I woke up 2 nites
You : You could have a cord compression or myelopathy but this is not very common. This type of problem is more common with pinched nerves to the low back. Another possibility with calf pain is a blood clot in the area which should be evaluated immediately. Tell your doctor right away. After examination he may request a doppler test for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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