Can dystonia cause calf swelling?

Dystonia. It can cause muscle to contract and appear like swelling, but usually it is not swelling from dependency of fluid as usually cause of swelling of legs.

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I have RA can it cause mild calf swelling?

Yes. This can also have many other causes. It can be a side effect of medications, related to a bakers cyst of the knee or something very serious like a blood clot. You should see your doctor and get a definite diagnosis. Read more...

Can a plantars wart (on the bottom, outside part of the foot) cause foot, ankle and calf swelling and pain? Or is it likely 2 separate issues?

Not directly related. These are likely separate issues. A plantar wart can create pain, resulting in a change in your gait (how you walk) and thus put more pressure on other areas of your leg. Thus, it's theoretically possible these two issues are INDIRECTLY related. However, foot/ankle/calf swelling and pain without an injury make me think about a potential blood clot. Please seek help from a physician if persistent. Read more...

What does it mean if I have calf swelling?

Depends needs exam. You could have something as simple as a muscle contusion, but you need to be checked for possible signs of phlebitis or circulation problems. If there is trauma it is probably less serious. But a warm swollen calf without injury could be indicative of a clot and needs immediate treatment. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: calf swelling?

Enlarged lower leg. I assume we are talking about a baby cow... The area of which you are referring to, are the 2 muscles that make up the posterior of the lower leg. The larger gastocnemious muscle and the smaller soleus muscle together are referred to as the calf muscle. Swelling could be due to trauma or any number of origins. They attach to the achilles heel tendon. Read more...

Why did I get thigh/calf swelling out of nowhere?

See your doctor soon. One of the worst things we worry about with one-sided calf or leg swelling out of the blue is a blood clot. If you haven't had any trauma recently or think you've pulled a muscle, you should see your doctor. Other things include a ruptured baker's cyst (a fluid filled sac behind the knee), or a ruptured head of one of the calf muscles. Best of luck and take care. Read more...

Calf swelling and pain. Home treatments?

No DVT? The first thing to make sure that you don't have is a dvt. Once you are seen by a doctor and know you don't have a dvt, taking anti-inflammatory medicines, using ice, and resting the sore calf should help make you better. Read more...

How much should I worry about calf swelling?

Yes. Deep vein thrombosis that could calf sewelling and dangerous, compartment syndrome very serious that cuase swelling.Bruse of the calf. And other . Be carefull and good luck. Read more...