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Doctor insights on: Pain In Your Right And Left Calf Symptoms

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I have had lateral leg pain off and on for about 6 months now - initially right leg, then mysteriously switched to left (all symptoms on right disappeared immediately), then later back to right. Over the last month pain has been concurrently in both legs,

I have had lateral leg pain off and on for about 6 months now - initially right leg, then mysteriously switched to left (all symptoms on right disappeared immediately), then later back to right. Over the last month pain has been concurrently in both legs,

Leg pain: If you have pain issues in your legs, there are several causes your physician will consider. At age 58, you may have osteoarthritis that is causing pain in your joints. If you have pain radiating down your leg to your calf, you may have leg pain (sciatica) that is caused by a compressed nerve in your spine. Visit your physician for a physical exam to diagnose and treat your pain. Get well! ...Read more

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Optic neuritis (2 month ago) plus hypersensitive skin on left leg (worse in the evening). Both symptoms of possible ms? Waiting on neuro app. Thanks

Optic  neuritis (2 month ago) plus hypersensitive skin on left leg (worse in the evening). Both symptoms of possible ms? Waiting on neuro app. Thanks

Maybe MS: But optic neuritis can be nonspecific, and due to other causes. If you have but one additional white matter lesion on MRI, your odds of clinically definite MS in 14 yrs is over 80%. Glad you are to see neurologist. Get this clarified and start potent treatment if diagnosis is confirmed. ...Read more

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Have pain under both feet left side leg both shoulders and lleft arm what is these symptoms for? I use low heart medication

Need to be seen: Your symptoms are significant but vague. Pain is usually caused by vascular deficiency or nerve damage. Your history of hypertension is a risk, do not just swallow Ibuprofen to kill the pain without knowing the cause. It's advisable that you get evaluated by a doctor ...Read more

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I have been experiencing a warm sensation in my left calf for about a week. What could this be a symptom of?

I have been experiencing a warm sensation in my left calf for about a week. What could this be a symptom of?

Non-specific: Warm sensation without other symptoms is a non-specific symptom. When associated with swelling, redness then this may suggest deep venous thrombosis, infection. Should the symptom persist for several weeks despite doing simple things like stretching, taking anti-inflammatory agents, massage, see your doctor. ...Read more

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My left calf feels tight and both of them swell during the day, what could be causing this? its been a ongoing problem. i do exercise at the gym.

My left calf feels tight and both of them swell during the day, what could be causing this? its been a ongoing problem. i do exercise at the gym.

Calf issues: Could be edema making them tight and swell. Other possibilities are always a blood clot/ or phlebitis, etc. Get an eval since you appear health, and exercise regularly, yet you are still getting swelling and tightness. best wishes. ...Read more

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What would cause soreness in the back of left leg above calf in the crease no other symptoms?

Tendon/baker's cyst: There are several things that can cause pain behind the knee. The most common are muscle or tendon strains or a Baker's cyst. The good news is that they are treated pretty much the same way with ice, rest, compression and elevation. If you have this pain with calf or ankle swelling you need US to rule out DVT but if it just behind the knee then the problem will usually resolve in time. ...Read more

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Pain on both sides of left ankle with pain going up into calf tryed ice and pain meds foot cold to touch what should I do?

Pain on both sides of left ankle with pain going up into calf  tryed ice and pain meds   foot cold to touch   what should I do?

See your doctor: There are many things this could be. Having a foot that is cold to the touch is always a red flag that should be evaluated by your doctor as soon as possible. Pain radiating into the calf can be anything from tendonitis to a blood clot. I recommend seeing your doctor soon. ...Read more