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I have a throbbing pain in my Achilles and my calf muscle remains in a constant tight state. What is this and what is the treatment?

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Dr. Marcus Roux
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Strain

Can be an Achilles strain but at times this can be a warning of possible Achilles partial tearing or pending tear with further stressful activities.
Rest hear stretch NSAIDs right now. If does not subside may need immobilization with boot.

In brief: Strain

Can be an Achilles strain but at times this can be a warning of possible Achilles partial tearing or pending tear with further stressful activities.
Rest hear stretch NSAIDs right now. If does not subside may need immobilization with boot.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Avelox

Is a floroquinolone antibiotic with a possible side effect of Achilles' tendon rupture.
So caution must be had with Achilles' tendon. Having said that you may be experiencing a simple cramp or even possibly a clot. A cramp would not be serious though it can be painful. A clot needs to be ruled out. I would advise against running or excercising so as not to tear the tendon....

In brief: Avelox

Is a floroquinolone antibiotic with a possible side effect of Achilles' tendon rupture.
So caution must be had with Achilles' tendon. Having said that you may be experiencing a simple cramp or even possibly a clot. A cramp would not be serious though it can be painful. A clot needs to be ruled out. I would advise against running or excercising so as not to tear the tendon....
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