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Red Rash On Calf Muscle Symptoms
I have flat, not itchy rash on my calf muscle. It started as very light dots but it grew and became more red with time what could it possibly be?
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Sharp pain in left calf, muscle tense when standing, no notable swelling or redness. No pain when squish calf but muscle tense. Bloodclot?
What would cause intermittent pain in left calf? No redness. Just a small spot at the bottom of the inside of the calf muscle.
12yr old with mildly enlarged calf muscle for 2yrs, now getting larger. No new injury. Numbness&swelling when leg bent for long. No redness or pain.?
Worsening achy pain/tender a few months. Ice/heat/nsaids no help. US shows swollen calf muscle but I've had no visible swelling/redness. Pliz xplain?
Hi. I've had a sore calf muscle for about 2 months...No throbbing, swelling or redness. Didn't sound like a clot, right?
Leg pain: Highly unlikely to be a clotGet a more detailed answer ›
What cause calf muscle pain and aches, no sign of swelling or redness? Cold feet and toes on and off
My calf muscle has been swollen for about 3 years doesn't hurt is not red been to multiple doctors they have no idea what it could be.
I do not have a rash it is the skin pigmentation causing blotchy like darker circles on my left calf muscle? Is this circulation?
Hyperpigmentation: Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (pih) is a frequently encountered problem and represents the sequelae of various cutaneous disorders as well as therapeutic interventions. This acquired excess of pigment can be attributed to various preceding disease processes that affect the skin such as infections, allergic reactions, mechanical injuries, reactions to medications, phototoxic eruptions, trauma. ...Read more
I have extreme itchy red bumps that are turning into blisters, mainly on feet around ankles on my calf muscle an around shoulder an armpit. I can't b?
See a doctor: You should see a doctor for an exam ...Read more
Localized pain: Pain in the calf especially with walking. In severe cases you may feel a bulge or see bruising develop on the skin. Symptoms usually resolve in 1-4 weeks. ...Read more
My right calf muscle aches, it doesn't feel normal. Its/off. Its not pain it just feels weird kind of like numbness. No other symptoms. Help?
Have it checked out: Calf muscle ache by itself is not a problem if it's just from a spasm, but when it involves a numbing sensation, like a paresthesia, or feeling weird, it needs to be checked out, so the cause can be determined. Your medical, family, social, trauma histories will help. So, make an appointment with you doctor to do so, and get peace of mind. ...Read more
Usually it occurs secondary to sports such
as tennis or basketball
you will often feel a pop in the calf and will
end up with swelling and difficulty weightbearing on the leg
it is important to differentiate a calf injury from and achilles tendon injury which is likely
to require surgery. ...Read more
I keep pulling the tendon below my calf muscle, and it happens every time I run. I, m not sure if it, s muscle or tendon below my calf.
I would think it is: Safe to assume it is time for you to see an orthopedist for a proper evaluation and management of your condition. The more you injure or reinjure this tissue the more you increase the chances of further injury or permenant damage. ...Read more
Follow these steps:
Frequent ice packs, compression bandage to the area of the injury,
take Ibuprofen or naproxen,
rest your calf muscle.
To help you remember what to do, here is a commonly used mnemonic: rice--rest, ice, compression, elevation.
Regimen of gentle stretching after the pain is gone. ...Read more
Scarring: When the calf muscle tears, the muscle usually does not tear completely, it is more like the fibers are lengthened and then scar in. Usually people can return back to an active lifestyle. ...Read more
Probably not: You risk the chance for re-injury. Invest the time it takes to heal completely. ...Read more
Strained muscle: Strained muscles can take a couple weeks to a couple months to heal ...Read more
See below: There are two muscles that make up the "calf" muscle- the gastrocnemius and the soleus. Saying they are torn implies that they have been injured to the extent that all or part of the muscle is in discontinuity. Most can be managed non surgically. If there is an associated complete tear of the Achilles' tendon, surgery becomes a consideration. ...Read more
Torn Gastroc: Torn calf muscle happened because it could not absorb the load you placed on it and it failed. Therefore the goal of rehab is to make sure you are better than you were prior to the injury so you can return to that activity without injury. Just resting is not the answer, reconditioned. Need pain control, weight bearing protection, stretching, progressive strengthening to include eccentric loading. ...Read more
Stretching: Before and after exercise or sports. Adequate warm up and cool down to prevent cramps that are caused by vigorous physical activity. Good hydration before, during, after the activity esp if it is more than one hour to replace lost electrolytes esp sodium & potassium, which are major components of sweating. Should avoid excessive fatigue especially in warm weather. ...Read more
6 weeks: 1/2 strength in 2-3 weeks, rest of strength next 2 months, . ...Read more
Needle: You don't mention of the needle is still there or not nor how deeply it entered. If it is still there, see a doctor straight away. If not, the area should be evaluated for signs of infection. Either way it warrants a visit to your doctor ...Read more
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