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26, female. Pain in middle right calf off and on for about a week or two. Usually aching/throbbing, eventually goes away. No visual signs. No injury. Help?

26, female. Pain in middle right calf off and on for about a week or two. Usually aching/throbbing, eventually goes away. No visual signs. No injury. Help?

Muscle/tendonopathy: You may have irritation where your achilles tendon meets the gastro-soleus muscles in the calf region. This can be due to over - use and has been known to tear. Rest, ice, compression and elevation daily over the next couple of weeks should help. ...Read more

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Pain below rib cage on both sides hurts when standing and especially when pushed on also pain in middle of back and sore calf 8yrboytype1diabetic?

Pain below rib cage on both sides hurts when standing and especially when pushed on also pain in middle of back and sore calf 8yrboytype1diabetic?

Not DM related: The child sounds uncomfortable. Hard to know what is going on without an exam. Please contact his pediatrician to have him evaluated, asap if the pain is severe. Make sure blood sugars are ok, please. ...Read more

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Tingling on calfs and bad back?

Tingling on calfs and bad back?

Back: Discogenic back injuries can cause not only pain but altered sensation from pressure on cord or nerves as they exit spine. ...Read more

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Is there a way to reduce calf size?

Is there a way to reduce calf size?

Not recommended: Idont underztamd why you would wamt small calves strong calves are important for walking running jumping. ...Read more

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What to do to cure pain in my calf?

Depends what pain: Is from. If it is muscular, stretching and strengthening exercises may help. If it is from bone pain, nerve pain, or even more worrisome, vascular issues such as a deep vein thrombosis, you will need to treat the underlying problem. Discuss with your physician as you will need a physical exam to identify the underlying issue. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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If jogging can make calf thicker?

If jogging can make calf thicker?

May increase muscle: Through jogging your calf muscle may hypertrophy, grow larger, due to increased exercise. ...Read more

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My calf musle lock off when I lay down?

My calf musle lock off when I lay down?

Stretch the calf: Treatment for occasional nocturnal "charley horse" or muscle spasm of the calf muscle is to slowly stretch the muscle. If frequent a warm bath before bedtime may along with stretching the calf may prevent them. SEE > http://wb. Md/1SZ8MYX ...Read more

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How to make my calf thin after jogging?

How to make my calf thin after jogging?

Walk not run: You are building muscle mass in the calf by the pounding of the jogging. Build tone and not the muscle mass by stopping the pounding. Research has proven that running is not better than walking over the course of the "same distance". Stop running and start walking the same distance. ...Read more

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I have pain in my left calf. What should I do?

Leg pain w exertion: If you have lower leg pain with exercise, please consult with your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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My calf have been hurting me for last 2 months?

My calf have been hurting me for last 2 months?

Needs checked: Calf pain is usually the result of a musculoskeletal condition - strain, pull, cramp, etc. But it can also indicate a deep venous thrombosis (DVT) so it should be checked out. ...Read more

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How would I get fatter/thicker calfs and ankles?

How would I get fatter/thicker calfs and ankles?

Calve workouts: Any workouts that pushes you to the tip toe position will strengthen the calf muscle. Jumping jacks, lunges, stair climbing, hurdle running, etc. ...Read more

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Is it normal for one calf to be larger than the other?

Is it normal for one calf to be larger than the other?

Not at all: Although mild differences are present in everyone, a sudden increase in the size of one calf is very concerning for deep venous thrombosis, a potentially life threatening, but easily treatable condition. If your calf has increased in size suddenly, you should have a doppler ultrasound study done today. ...Read more

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I have a growth on the back of my left calf what is it?

I have a growth on the back of my left calf what is it?

No idea: You would need to have a health professional to look at the growth to see if is minor or something more serious such as cancer. ...Read more

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Is it normal for one calf to be a little thicker than the other?

Is it normal for one calf to be a little thicker than the other?

Symmetry: Yes, most people aren't symmetrical Body builders strive to make their muscles symmetrical and they can't even get it quite right. If you have a deformity on calf, for example a lump, bump in one leg and not the other, I would see you doctor for evaluation. If both legs look normal with the exception of one being slightly larger, don't sweat it. ...Read more

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Had a benign schwwanoma in my calf last year. Should I be concerned?

Had a benign schwwanoma in my calf last year. Should I be concerned?

You should: Do fine, assuming the surgery went well. Recurrence is relatively rare but can occur, however. ...Read more