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Doctor insights on: Red Sore On My Left Calf Symptoms

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Dull ache in left calf for 2 weeks. Not sore to touch, no redness or swelling. Lessens when walking. 28 yr old female, 135lbs, smoke half pack a day.

Dull ache in left calf for 2 weeks. Not sore to touch, no redness or swelling. Lessens when walking. 28 yr old female, 135lbs, smoke half pack a day.

Must be evaluated: Any unexplained ongoing calf pain must be evaluated at the ER to rule out a DVT ( deep vein thrombosis= clot ). Please do not ignore these symptoms and you will need venous Doppler studies of your lower legs. ...Read more

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Microfracture left knee on Monday. Noticing my left calf is quite sore tonight. No heat or redness. Scared of blood clots. I am only 25% wb on leg?

Microfracture left knee on Monday.  Noticing my left calf is quite sore tonight.  No heat or redness.  Scared of blood clots. I am only 25% wb on leg?

Leg pain: The soreness may be due to the injury itself, but there could be a small possibility of blood clot, particularly if you have a previous history of blood clot, are a smoker, are on hormone replacement, or have other medical issues. Therefore, I would get ahold of your doctor or go to an ER for evaluation. ...Read more

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Left calf is tender on the inside of the leg no redness or swelling?

Left calf is tender on the inside of the leg no redness or swelling?

More information: More information is needed in your history. Please call healthtap virtual consults for further assistance ...Read more

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Small red and sore bumps on lower left leg, pain in calf area and hurts to walk, only left leg only?

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 more

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Sciatic like pain stiff sore knee.No visible redness/swelling.When to worry about fluid on knee or something bad?Just saw dr for calf pain.blood fine.

Don't worry: I would not worry so much as just that you might want to be seen for a specific diagnosis and treatment options. As you mentioned, it can be a variation of a sciatica, which is leg pain caused by an irritation if a nerve in the back; or it can be from something in the leg itself. A detailed exam and appropriate studies will likely yield the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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Warm sensation & pain down leg from butt to foot (calf worst). Jogged last 2 days in a row, no swelling, warmth to touch, or redness. Dvt or just sore?

Warm sensation & pain down leg from butt to foot (calf worst). Jogged last 2 days in a row, no swelling, warmth to touch, or redness. Dvt or just sore?

Does not: Sound like dvt, if you have no swelling. It could be nerve pain, such as sciatica, or muscle pain, such as ruptured tendon. It is not possible to tell on this site, so you should show it to a doctor to be sure. ...Read more