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Red Sore On My Left Calf Symptoms
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.
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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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Long car ride, 12 hours with 2 stops, swelling in left calf but no strong pain. Soreness and tight but no red and no heat. DVT concern?
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 ›
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
I found a sore and small painful lump under the skin on my calf, no redness, going on airplane in 4 days, is thisrisk for DVT or simply a seb. Cyst?
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?
Husband hit his lower leg about a week ago. Now there is a bump, soft to the touch & red spot/sore next to it. No other symptoms. Should he be seen?
Wait for a few days: He has a hematoma. If skin is not broken, he will be ok. ...Read more
Sudden onset left ankle swelling/redness very tender no injury/wound sometimes tingles up leg how serious mental/social issues I avoid doc visits
You need evaluation: This could be inflammatory or infection. You need to be evaluated. ...Read more
2wks ago sudden sore lump under skin on calf. Skin is red also. Not as sore today. No visible bite mark, could it be soft tissue tumor?
Not tumor: Soft tissue sarcomas are more common in thigh region then just under skin in area of calf. The redness suggests inflammation and pain in the area not uncommon with inflammation such as secondary to some bite or phlebitis in vein just under skin of area. A sarcoma would not start denovo with associated pain that then regresses in short period of time. If clinical dx indeterminate then bx needed. ...Read more
My calf leg has been slightly aching, it just happened yesterday. How do I know this isn't a dvt? I don't have any swelling or redness nor is it hot
Consistent right inner calf pain for 3 days. Tender touch. No swelling/redness. Negative ultrasound. Could this still be a clot? Doesn't feel muscular
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?
Bilateral calf/knee pain after rest. Pain subsides with movement. Calves tender to touch. No redness, rash, swelling. No strenuous exercise before.
Get an evaluation: Pain in the calf area usually comes from one of the 2 muscles in the area (gastrocnemius or soleus) but it can be cause by referred pain from other structures. Visit your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Calf is achey. History of sciatica. The arch of foot seems to be collapsing with weigh. A little tender to touch. No swelling, heat, or redness. Cause?
Its All Related: Back is related to how the arch fell in your foot resulting in knee joints changing position that results in hip issues then translating to stress in your spine resulting in pieced nerves causing your sciatica. Thats said, likely improving your arch with support/orthotic will help reduce the back pain. Remember this will not happen overnight but will take time and your feet will hurt initially. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got a couple small cuts on the front of my thigh. Are bruising, a small amount of redness, and leg soreness normal?
Can be: This can be tricky because soreness and redness are characteristics of both recent trauma and infection. I would monitor the area to make sure that it isn't getting worse. Increasing erythema (redness), pain, edema (swelling) and or induration (hardening) of the skin are signs of infection that should be evaluated. I hope this helps. ...Read more
I was wearing boots and I have big sore on my ankle on my right leg is there anything i can use to reduce the pain and the redness?
Change foot gear...: ...Until healed then u can try a corn pad over the area, and don't lace boots 2 tight. ...Read more
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