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16 yrs old, pain on outer side of calf near knee for 2 weeks. No known injury. Pain is on and of, not linked to any specific movement. Strain? Clot?

16 yrs old, pain on outer side of calf near knee for 2 weeks. No known injury.  Pain is on and of, not linked to any specific movement. Strain? Clot?

Sprain/strain likely: Doubt clot if you are active and have no clotting abnormalities. Clot pain usually more center calf. Try rest, heat, NSAIDs for pain. Stretching may help. Knee brace might also provide stability while healing. ...Read more

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Sharp pain traveling on outer right calf between knee and ankle for 7 years. 3 mri's 3 ct's, 2 vein ultrasounds, xrays, all negative, tried nuerontin?

Sharp pain traveling on outer right calf between knee and ankle for 7 years. 3 mri's 3 ct's, 2 vein ultrasounds, xrays,  all negative, tried nuerontin?

Neuropathic Pain: Have you had a nerve conduction study or EMG? Was there a rash there several years ago? I'm wondering if this could possibly be a post-herpetic neuralgia. If there is a history of shingles on that body part, this could be the underlying cause. Consider seeing a Neurologist and/or a Pain specialist and maybe a podiatrist. The origin of the pain could be your foot. ...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?

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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