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Throbbing Pain In Calf Of Leg
Even while at rest, I get a sharp throbbing pain in lower calf. Pain is tolerable. No physical activites. Last a few secs & started 1day ago any help?
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
Vascular issues: If the calf tenderness is associated with swelling you should consider an evaluation for peripheral vascular disease. In addition the deep vein thrombosis can cause severe calf pain and leg swelling usually is not in both Legs but this is very serious and must be rolled out. ...Read more
I have throbbing calf pain worse when laying down resting goes away when I'm up. Almost feels like a on coming charley horse. I worry of a blood clot?
Be seen: It certainly could be a clot. You need to be seen. ...Read more
Yes: Symptoms of a stress fracture include focal pain with activity that resolves when resting, usually after an increase in training or a change in training schedule/intensity. The symptoms you describe can also be caused by a condition called exertional compartment syndrome. See an orthopaedic surgeon for a more formal evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Throbbing pain: That discomfort may be muscular, vascular or bone related. Apparently there is no recent injury such as strain or contusion. Any discoloration, swelling or tenderness? Nerve pain is not usually throbbing. If symptoms persist you will have to be examined by a physician for diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It could be multiple things and some of them are urgent. For one sided leg pain, one must consider: neurological issues (nerve entrapment, nerve irritation, nerve compression), vascular issues, blood clot or dvt, metabolic issues, and musculoskeletal issues like a strain, fracture...
It is best to see your doctor to rule out any serious problems. ...Read more
I have a dull throbbing pain in my leg. It feels almost like a growing pain. But I'm sure I'm to old for that now. Dr?
Leg pain: So leg covers a lot of territory. Need much more specific information. Growing pains are a myth. ...Read more
My son has been having some mild throbbing pain in his left leg. Now he says he feels like something is bubbling in it what could this be?
Needs eval: To general and needs a physical exam and more history to determine the exact cause. ...Read more
Severe throbbing pain deep in l calf x weeks. Fine one day, terrible the next x hrs. No redness or warmth. Always same spot. Worse w/ sitting. Ok jogging
See you doctor: Sounds urgent. I suggest u see a doctor asap. ...Read more
Sciatica: Sounds like sciatica. If not debilitating and no bowel/bladder issues, then I rec a low back exercise program. Orthoinfo. Org, click on lower back, find low back pain exercise guide. Take anti-inflammatories (ibuprofen or naproxen) per directions on the bottle unless you have a medical contraindication. ...Read more
I have a throbbing pain in my left ankle which spreads up to top of my leg, especially at night when I'm relaxing?
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