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Sharp Pain In Calf Of Leg
I have a ?. I workout daily and have never really gotten hurt. Yesterday I through my back out. I have a sharp pain from my lower back into my leg.. I tried extra strength tylnol for pain. doesnt work
Means a pain in the calf. This can be from muscle strain, a clot in a vein, a torn tendon, infection or a host of several other problems, including referred pain from someplace higher up, like the lower back. The best starting place for calf pain is your primary medical doctor, who can then make an appropriate referral depending on what he or she ...Read more
Pain in calf of leg colonoscopy 6 weeks ago traveled sunday for 3 hours and is worse.Was told joint but isn't where pain is.Could it be dvt?
Get ultrasound: Go to er or vein specialist( www.Phlebology.Org) immediately for venous scan of your leg to rule out dvt. Prolonged sitting with car or airline travel can precipitate blood clots, especially the 25% of the population walking around with inherited vein disease that don't know they have it. We always recommend medical compression stockings or socks for travel, even after your tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
While sitting straighten my back get sharp pain in calf and back of thigh and sometimes in butt on left leg?
You're too tight: This is simply a lack of flexibility in your hamstring and calf muscles. You need to stretch both muscle groups in both legs 3-5 times daily, 1 repetition each side, with stretch held 30-90 seconds. Do this regimen for a month and see the benefits....Then continue it for the rest of your life. ...Read more
This morning when i woke up my rights foot was having a pain coming from the ball of myfoot during the day pain has got worst now feel by calf of leg?
Ball of foot pain: There could be several issues going on with your foot pain, stress fracture, metatarsalgia, capsulitis, neuroma, plantar plate ligament tear, joint dislocation, etc. When you have pain at one part of your foot, you naturally compensate by changing the way you walk in order to get through the day and this may be causing pain to the back of your calf. Hope this answers your question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause sudden onset of noticeable swelling in left calf of leg and left forearm? No pain, just continuously swollen for 4-5 days. No injury
Lower back also pain in the left calf of leg one dr says physical therapy to strenght lower back. My family dr says i need the injection in my back therapy wont take the pain away I have degerant arthrsis. The pain in my left calf of the leg is very pain
Back : Back pain shooting down the left leg is called sciatica. Sciatica results when a disk, bone spur or stenosis pinches the sciatic nerve as it leaves the back and goes into the leg. Treatment for sciatica include rest, anti-inflammatories, physical therapy, steroid injections and surgery. Initial treatment is usually rest, anti-inflammatories followed by physical therapy. People who do not respond may go onto steroid injections and/or surgery. Sometimes patients skip physical therapy if the pain is severely aggregated by movement. This maybe why one doctor is recommending steroid injection first. Today there are minimally invasive options for disk surgery. Please see my health guide on lumbar disk disease and sciatica. Good luck! ...Read more
Go to ER: Now! this is a medical emergency. You will get examination and care needed. ...Read more
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