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I have pain in both knees and extreme tightness in my calf on one leg symptoms just started two says ago?

I have pain in both knees and extreme tightness in my calf on one leg symptoms just started two says ago?

Possibly related: Your knee and calf pain could be related, including arthritis and a calf strain, but it is important to see your doctor immediately to rule out a blood clot in your lower leg. ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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I wore a compression sleeve real tight one day at work on my leg due to a calf tear. Couldve i damaged a nerve? Cause im feeling occasional stinging.

I wore a compression sleeve real tight one day at work on my leg due to a calf tear. Couldve i damaged a nerve? Cause im feeling occasional stinging.

Temporary: Compressive sleeves can cause compression of nerve(s) in the leg which may result in " tingling"(parasthesias). This will usually improve w/ time.If it doesn't then see your physician . Good luck! ...Read more

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How long does tight hamstring generally last in mid thigh above knee? One week now. Rt. Leg gets tight at mile 2. Should I consider dry needling?

How long does tight hamstring generally last in mid thigh above knee? One week now. Rt. Leg gets tight at mile 2. Should I consider dry needling?

First I would-: -just cut down on the distance you walk. By modifying your activity & stoping be4 you have trouble, after a few weeks gradually increase the distance by small increments & see if it goes away. Always do stretching B4 you start 2 walk, & ice the area after your walk . ...Read more

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I've noticed since I started running that there's an area on one of my lower legs that's been tingling. Could this be from tight muscles?

I've noticed since  I started running that there's an area on one of my lower legs that's been tingling. Could this be from tight muscles?

See Sports Med Dr.: Tingling in one of the legs while running is fairly common. It may be associated with a diagnosis called exertional compartment syndrome where the pressure builds up in the compartments of the calf and leads to tingling or numbness in the shin or foot. I would recommend seeing a sports medicine physician to be evaluated. ...Read more

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About weekly a red dot appears in one of my legs nornally the knee or foot, happebs to both legs, and area gets hot and tight.

Leg and red dot: This could be anything. If it bothers you enough to search online, it is time to see a professional. A few possibilities are folliculitis, fixed drug eruption, nummulite dermatitis. ...Read more

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I have a varicose vein that runs down my leg in one spot by my knee feels super tight like a rubber band being pulled?

I have a varicose vein that runs down my leg in one spot by my knee feels super tight like a rubber band being pulled?

See Vein Specialist: The ideal treatment for varicose veins is a venous reflux exam to look for leaking valves which are the source of the varicose veins. Correcting the varicose veins with a laser closure procedure would be the treatment of choice. Ibuprofen would help to soothe vein pain but you should see vein specialist for a full venous evaluation and to see why your veins are hurting you. ...Read more

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