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Sharp shooting pain in calf?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
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In brief: What are you asking?

If you mean what causes it there are many options.
A disc herniation would be one option. A muscle pull in the calf another. I suggest rest, ice, elevation. If not better in 5 days see your md.

In brief: What are you asking?

If you mean what causes it there are many options.
A disc herniation would be one option. A muscle pull in the calf another. I suggest rest, ice, elevation. If not better in 5 days see your md.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Leila Wing
Internal Medicine

In brief: More info

More information needed: when did it start, is it just one side? Is it associated with swelling or redness, any history of DVT (deep vein thrombosis), any history of pulmonary embolism (ipe - blood clot in lung) any history of cancer? Any trauma or muscle strain?

In brief: More info

More information needed: when did it start, is it just one side? Is it associated with swelling or redness, any history of DVT (deep vein thrombosis), any history of pulmonary embolism (ipe - blood clot in lung) any history of cancer? Any trauma or muscle strain?
Dr. Leila Wing
Dr. Leila Wing
Thank
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