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Calf Pain (Definition)

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


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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?

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 more

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While sitting straighten my back get sharp pain in calf and back of thigh and sometimes in butt on left leg?

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

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What can cause painful bumps in calf of leg?

What can cause painful bumps in calf of leg?

Calf bumps: Swollen lymph node, varicose veins, a cyst, possibly a tumor(unlikely), a blood clot, among other things. Have you been immobilized or had an injury lately? If it persist, go get it checked out. ...Read more

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Pain in lower calf of leg on left side had to walk?

Pain in lower calf of leg on left side had to walk?

Could be serious: I think your problem could be one of many possible scenarios . The most important disease to rule out immediately is whether you have venous blood clot called dvt. I would suggest you see your primary care provider immediately and have him check you. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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What causes a pulsing blood flowing feeling in foot and calf of leg?

What causes a pulsing blood flowing feeling in foot and calf of leg?

Several things: There are several problems that can cause these symptoms including Achilles tendinitis, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome and a blood clot among others. It is important to see a podiatrist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Symptoms of blood clot in calf of leg--what should I do?

Symptoms of blood clot in calf of leg--what should I do?

Go to ER: Now! this is a medical emergency. You will get examination and care needed. ...Read more

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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

More information....: There are many potential problems that can trigger these symptoms, for example, blot clots, infection, inflammatory diseases. If this is new to you and just for a few days see your doctor as soon as possible, if severe go to the emergency department near you. ...Read more

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What causes a warm spot on calf of leg. I have been checked for blood clots...None?

What causes a warm spot on calf of leg. I have been checked for blood clots...None?

Superficial: Could be either early infection called cellulitis or superficial phlebitis. Frequently comes from local trauma.The first requires antibiotics the second heat elevation and Aspirin three times daily. ...Read more