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Right Calf Is Swollen
my right calf seems to be swollen.With that I have Achy pain that goes behind my knee and into my lower back. No redness or warmth on my leg
Is it one leg or both? Has there been recent trauma? The definition is enlargement of the lower leg. Could be superficial fluid accumulation or it could edema (swelling) of one or both of the muscles of the lower leg: the gastrecnemious and the soleous muscles. Internet consult not enough, see ...Read more
My right leg just below knee to end of calf is swollen to size of tree stump.Doc said it was accumulation of fat cells, called?
Possible injury: You mention something about a "fractured knee". I am concerned about this in association with a swollen calf. There may be a problem with blood return, a possible blood clot, or an injury to the leg itself which is causing the swelling. In any event, further evaluation and x-rays are indicated. May even need an ultrasound of blood flow. But asymmetric swelling of a limb in a child is NEVER normal ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My left calf is swollen all the way to my knew after walking and i'm feeling pain in the back of my head, what should I do ?
See your doctor: A swollen calf can either be muscular or vascular in origin. A clot or deep venous thrombosis is something that should be evaluated right away. If your calf is swollen, tender when you squeeze it and perhaps warmer than the other one, then you should see someone sooner rather than later. In the meantime take an Aspirin three times a day, wrap the calf in an ace and try to stay off of it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ciyatic nerv is killing me the pain is from my hip to heal down the back of my leg.My wife just told me that my calf is swollen bigger that the other.?
See your doc now.: Pain down a leg, swelling and pain in the calf, pain so severe that it impairs gait and can barely walk--something serious is going on. Could be severe lumbar spine, hip or knee disorder, clot in a leg vein (thrombophlebitis), a dissecting popliteal cyst in back of knee, or a dissecting artey in your leg. Get to the doc, now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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