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Why does my calf hurt when I stand on my toes?

Why does my calf hurt when I stand on my toes?

Tight Calf Muscles!: The reason your calf hurts is how tight the entire muscle group is. When you stand on your toes, the calf muscle contracts, and if it is tight, then you may have pain. Performing runners' stretches are very beneficial and should help reduce the pain. If it continues, seek medical treatment with a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Why does my calf hurt after meniscus surgery, i don't have a bloodclot in my , im on cruches and I have a brace?

Why does my calf hurt after meniscus surgery, i don't have a bloodclot in my , im on cruches  and I have a brace?

Be careful: Some time some fluid leak to the calf area from the back of the joint could cause this. The important thing to find out for sure you do not have blood clots. ...Read more

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Why does my calf hurt after meniscus surgery and i don't have an blood clot in my leg?

Why does my calf hurt after meniscus surgery and i don't have an blood clot in my leg?

See below: If you have eliminated a clot or phlebitis as a possibility you need to have the area of injury evaluated you may not be walking evenly and this might be the cause for muscular pain in the calf. ...Read more

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Why does my right calf hurt only when i take a step? What should I do?

Why does my right calf hurt only when i take a step? What should I do?

See a physician: The calf pain could be from a simple muscle strain, but the worst case scenario is if you have some sort of blood clot. I don't want to alarm you, but a simple visit to the doctor would be able to tell you what is going on. ...Read more

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Why does my calf muscle hurt after I remove my shoes?

Why does my calf muscle hurt after I remove my shoes?

I apologize: For not knowing if you are make or female....in the event you are female and were wearing heels this may be a reason as in the heels there is contracture of the tendon and out of shoes it would try and stretch the muscle.... ...Read more

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Should my calf hurt if my meniscus is torn?

Calf Pain: Absolutely, if you have a meniscal tear that is posterior or if you have swelling in the knee it can cause swelling into the "baker's cyst" which lies above the medial calf muscle. ...Read more

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My thigh and calf hurt about ten days before my period... Is this normal? Its only on the left side. Could this be something serious?

My thigh and calf hurt about ten days before my period... Is this normal? Its only on the left side. Could this be something serious?

?? endometriosis: Some women with endometriosis will have cramps and pain that radiate to the thighs - this could be your problem. If your symptoms seem to get worse with time, endometriosis is even more likely. ...Read more

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Hi I had a pus blister on my leg a week ago that now looks like a tiny white hole in my leg, it's making my entire calf hurt so much !!! someone help!

Hi I had a pus blister on my leg a week ago that now looks like a tiny white hole in my leg, it's making my entire calf hurt so much !!! someone help!

If you have calf: pain, you need to make sure you don't have a clot in your leg thats most important. the pus signifies an infection, and it sounds like your describing an ulcer as a result. You need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Right leg thigh-calf hurt 6 days now left calf too.not red if swollen not a lot ultrasound neg bloodclots feel better raised haven't exercised?

Right leg thigh-calf hurt 6 days now left calf too.not red if swollen not a lot ultrasound neg bloodclots feel better raised haven't exercised?

If negative for dvt: Possible bakers cyst can cause this pain. Also vascular issues can cause pain like this but you're fairly young for this issue. ...Read more