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Pain In The Lower Calf That Gets Better With Walking
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
Leg mildy hurts near lower ankle right side of leg not in the calf. Doesn't hurt to touch. Hurts sometimes to walk but not always. Possible causes?
Get checked: There could be a number of reasons; possibilities include a musculoskeletal problem such as a sprain, ligament or tendon or a bone problem particularly if you had injury recently to that foot. Other possibilities include issues such as inflammatory or less likely infectious. Should get it evaluated. ...Read more
Cramping calf-to-ankle after running, gets sore for next few days. Was just walking, felt pop in lower leg. Sharp pain initially, now dull pain. Full mvmnt
Pop sounds Bad.: Feeling a pop in a calf, especially under the circumstances you have given, is certainly concerning. I would recommend that you see a specialist for a evaluation of your calf. Pops can be an indication of a slight tear that could lead to something more serious. Second guessing this potential problem is just not worth it. ...Read more
Pain in lower leg right under right calf and the bottom of calf only hurts when I walk a certain way on it when resting no pain at all?
Pain in the back of my ankle while walking, mild pain when touch, when walking the pain is felt in my lower back calf.
Tendonitis likely: Sounds like achilles tendonitis if the pain originates from that thick tendon on your heel up to your calf. The most dangerous thing would be a blood clot in your leg, typically occurs after travel or sedentary lifestyle and you get swelling in leg. If calf is swollen and you recently traveled, see your doctor quickly. If tender on the tendon anti inflammatories would be best if stomach OK. ...Read more
Lower leg under calf hurts when sitting or layng down not when walking no redness or swelling been going on for 4 days now?
Pain in the leg can have many different causes including disorders affecting the nerve, soft tissue, bones and blood vessels.
Pulses need to be checked and evaluated by a physician to start, and if the blood vessels look fine, then can think about musculoskeletal cause and treatment options. ...Read more
Hi, I keep getting a cramp in my left calf when I walk for approx 10 mins and have to stop, the pain is also to the front of my lower left leg?
Claudication et. Al.: The symptoms seem straight forward and can either be of a minor, medium or serious problem. Not knowing your age, vascular and general health levels, it is impossible to pin the true issue down. A simple evaluation could easily separate the potential causes of your cramping and pain. ...Read more
Tight feeling on lower leg on the side from were the calf ends to ankle but from the side hurts when I walk but comes as it please help.
Many factors: It sounds as if you might have achilles bursitis. A bursa acts as a cushion and lubricant between tendons/muscles that slide over bone. The retrocalcaneal bursa is located in the back of the ankle by the heel and forms a cushion between the large achilles tendon which connects the calf muscles to the heel bone. There is also a syndrome known as achilles tendinitis. Please see your orthopedist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Very scared! Started walking 45min a night 2weeks ago. Feel like I have a charlie horse -right lower calf. No DVT risk but my weight. Cld it be dvt?
I am 67, active, play tennis 2 or3 times a week. In the past 6 months to year, I have increasing lower leg (calf, etc.) pain during and after exercise. I don't feel like I am walking with good form.
Sudden onset r calf pain, worse with standing and walking. Lower leg edema, no redness, not warm. Have been dx'd with scleroderma or dile, related?
Related.: Scleroderma is associated with vascular problems, including DVT (deep vein thrombosis). Your symptoms suggest DVT and merits an immediate visit to the nearest hospital emergency dept for anticoagulant therapy. Dvt can lead to a pulmonary embolism which can be fatal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I experience a sharp pain in my lower left leg when I jog between my calf and shin it feels like a pinched nerve and twitches but seems ok if I walk?
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Small red and sore bumps on lower left leg, pain in calf area and hurts to walk, only left leg only?
Pain in calf: That makes it difficult to walk is definitely something you want to have looked at by your provider! The rash may or may not be related. Deep vein thrombosis sometimes present with pain in the calf region as well as swelling, warmth and redness. Get it physically looked at for a definitive diagnosis! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hard lump on lower part of inner left calf muscle when flexing. Not present on other leg. Also odd numb/spasm feeling in same spot when walking stairs?
My right hip pops in my lower back when I do sit ups & causes calf cramps & inner hip pain after walking why? & is this some type of hip displacement?
Shiny dry skin on lower legs but not ankles or feet, calf pain I'm walking only if I'm carrying heavy things. Peripheral artery disease?
PAD 16 yo F: Very rare to be PAD at your age. Carry lighter things. Ask you Dr to feel the pulses in your feet. ...Read more
I get a sharp pain in the left lower part of my body right above my leg. It gets worse if I walk a lot. What is it?
Area of pain: Often details the reason. Knee, ankle pain would obviously imply a joint problem. Pain/fatigue in the calves that increases with increasing exercise implies a circulatory problem. Pain with swelling in one lower leg is actually an emergency since the circulatory problem can be a blood clot that could come loose and go to the lung. This would be pain ALL the Time and generally a LOT of swelling. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have dull lower right abdoman pain until I stand up and start to walk. Then is it sharp and I double over. The pain someyimes goes into my leg.
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