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Sharp Shooting Pain In Calf
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
I have a really sharp shooting pain in my left calf at the back and it's really unbearable. It lasts for about 30 seconds to a minute. Please help.
Sharp shooting pain behind right knee & calf when I walk started yesterday & Occasional first 3 toes go numb. What could be wrong? Home relief?
Calf pain: Pain behind the knee on walking, if not due to a strain, could be due to an inflammed muscle or tendon. Less likely would be a vein inflammation(phlebitis) or cyst. Numbness in the toes could be from a pinched nerve . See an orthopedic surgeon if symptoms persist or worsen. Cold or heat applications,liniment and, if you can take them,NSAIDS like ibuprofen rMay help. ...Read more
I have a sharp random shooting pain in my upper calf when walking, lasts seconds, sore to the touch, superficial small knot there. What could it be?
Circulatory: Blood circulation and lumbar spinal arthropathy can cause......See pmd. ...Read more
This evening had shooting pain on outer part of knee. Upon inspection, I saw swelling behind my knee , really more my upper calf. Pain in L leg but there is also swelling at upper, outer part of R calf too. L is more painful to the touch. Could this be th
Calf pain in both legs.MORP dance on Saturday.Can't walk pain severe.Hurts to point &flex.When pressure is applied I get shooting pain on back of ankl?
Strain: Probably strained the calf muscle. Rest and anti inflammatory medication should calm it down ...Read more
I'm a ICU RN X 35yrs. Intermittent low back pain, L lateral thigh numbness, occas. shooting sharp pain right outer calf and burning pain R instep. ?
Sciatica: Consultation with Orthopedic specialist is worth while. ...Read more
Heavy feeling on chest hard to breathe. Sharp shooting pain by my breast almost underarm pit on both side sharp pain in both knees thigh and calf?
Breast -chest pain: Many possibilities. You need to make an appt. With your doctor for an examination to determine the cause of your many symptoms. ...Read more
I have sharp shooting pain behind my knee, popliteal area. It occurs when i try to straighten my leg, or suspend my leg in the air, flexed or not.
Knee pain: This sounds like chondromalaciae patella. (softening of cartilage behind kneecap). A month of physical therapy with ultrasound and therapeutic exercises can diminish pain and restore pain-free motion. If the pain persists then MRI could be necessary to determine if you have a meniscus or cruciate ligament injury. (which could be the culprit of the kneecap pain). Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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