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Pain In Left Calf Of Leg
Woke up with ++ pain in left calf. Query leg spasm. 2 hrs later, still there. Hurts to weightbear or flex. No swell or warmth. DVT? On the patch.
Lower back also pain in the left calf of leg one dr says physical therapy to strenght lower back. My family dr says i need the injection in my back therapy wont take the pain away I have degerant arthrsis. The pain in my left calf of the leg is very pain
Back : Back pain shooting down the left leg is called sciatica. Sciatica results when a disk, bone spur or stenosis pinches the sciatic nerve as it leaves the back and goes into the leg. Treatment for sciatica include rest, anti-inflammatories, physical therapy, steroid injections and surgery. Initial treatment is usually rest, anti-inflammatories followed by physical therapy. People who do not respond may go onto steroid injections and/or surgery. Sometimes patients skip physical therapy if the pain is severely aggregated by movement. This maybe why one doctor is recommending steroid injection first. Today there are minimally invasive options for disk surgery. Please see my health guide on lumbar disk disease and sciatica. Good luck! ...Read more
What would cause sudden onset of noticeable swelling in left calf of leg and left forearm? No pain, just continuously swollen for 4-5 days. No injury
Heavy pain in left calf and shin, deep inside leg. Doctor gave me steroid shot in left hip. Pain stopped in 3 days. Heal/bottom foot now herts?
My wife is suffering from pain in her left leg calf since 8/9 years and has difficulty walking. What could be the cause of the pain?
Impossible 2 answer: in this venue. U need 2 have her evaluated starting with Ur PCP, & go from there. ...Read more
There is a pain in my left leg(calf area) specially when i ride a motorbike,and i even have sciatica problem..what steps should i take to cure it?
Cure, Unlikely...: Sciatica can be managed effectively and can be relieved in a vast majority of people, but it will always require diligence on your part for nsaids, exercise, stretching and weight control/loss. For those still having issues it may require treatments (injections, surgery, etc) to maintain relief as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have chf, colitis. I have a horrible pain in my calf on left leg that keeps getting worse. Its hard to walk up stairs and hard to breath?
Seek attention!: Calf pains, particularly associated with chest pains or difficulty breathing may be a sign of a deep venous thrombosis (blood clot), possibly a pulmonary embolus. Seek immediate care to evaluate a possible clot that may require blood thinners or result in a fatal embolus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer