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Tender Calf Muscles
Very sore, tender calf muscles. I walked a bit more than usual 2 days ago but not that much. Pain worse today despite rest yesterday -- any idea why?
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Can a calf muscle over compensating for a collapsing foot arch be tender to the touch? Anxiety makes me worry clot but no basis other than calf sore
I am a 35 year old healthy male. I often wake in the morning with sore or aching calf muscles, often when I have not exercised in the days preceding.
See below: You may be putting too much strain on the muscles especially since you have not exercised for several days. ...Read more
I have a tender painful spot in my left calf muscle, but there is no bruise, it hurts when i press on it?
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?
After 4 hrs of sleep i wake with a tender bump on the outside of my right ankle.Painful, swollen and warm.Walking and Aleve make it go away.Thought it was calf muscle from gym workout but calf is fine?
My mother complains of severe pain in her ankle along with calf muscle tenderness past 5 hours what may be the reason?
Have her seen: I would definitely have her seen. There are a number of possibilities, assuming that she did not injure it, which presumably you would have mentioned. These can include gout, sciatica, infection, even a blood clot. A simple exam would go a long way to determine the cause. ...Read more
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