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My surfboard fin slammed into my calf; now an intense cramp-like leg pain wakes me several times per night, even a week after the incident. Thoughts?

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Dr. Pam Yoder
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Q 4 Ortho Dr 4 Dude

I will share this with our orthopedic and sports physicians.
Please add information to comment about whether skin was broken, cut was clean, color of area of injury, pain on walking, etc. Thanks. Nb ht doctors: please read comments from member below my answer.

In brief: Q 4 Ortho Dr 4 Dude

I will share this with our orthopedic and sports physicians.
Please add information to comment about whether skin was broken, cut was clean, color of area of injury, pain on walking, etc. Thanks. Nb ht doctors: please read comments from member below my answer.
Dr. Pam Yoder
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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Contusion

You most likely have a contusion and possibly a hematoma in the muscle.
This may cause spasm and cramp like pain. Massage, and now starting to use a heating pad may help. However, if you are having increasing swelling, and pain which doesnt improve with rest, you need to be checked to make sure you dont have a blood clot.

In brief: Contusion

You most likely have a contusion and possibly a hematoma in the muscle.
This may cause spasm and cramp like pain. Massage, and now starting to use a heating pad may help. However, if you are having increasing swelling, and pain which doesnt improve with rest, you need to be checked to make sure you dont have a blood clot.
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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