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Pain Outer Calf
Numbness down leg and foot (sciatic). Then calf muscle locked up. Main pain in outer calf. Now in inside calf. Can barely walk, goin on 1 1/2 mnth.
I'm a ICU RN X 35yrs. Intermittent low back pain, L lateral thigh numbness, occas. shooting sharp pain right outer calf and burning pain R instep. ?
Sciatica: Consultation with Orthopedic specialist is worth while. ...Read more
For about 2 months now I've been having bad cramping like pain in my outer right calf.It goes away when I rest briefly but starts up again when I walk?
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?
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?
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
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
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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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
Hematoma: These hematomas should go down over a long period of time 3-4 weeks. ...Read more
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