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Acute calf muscle pain? Feels sore like after a Charley horse but did not actually experience a Charley horse. A college student & overweight. Advice?

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Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry
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In brief: To the doctor, ASAP.

Severe calf pain, seemingly for no reason, can be the onset of a serious condition known as a deep vein thrombosis, or clot.
Because of the potential consequences of leaving it untreated, you should move to have your leg evaluated quickly. There could be other reasons also, but without a better history of your condition, it would be best to have it evaluated, and right soon.

In brief: To the doctor, ASAP.

Severe calf pain, seemingly for no reason, can be the onset of a serious condition known as a deep vein thrombosis, or clot.
Because of the potential consequences of leaving it untreated, you should move to have your leg evaluated quickly. There could be other reasons also, but without a better history of your condition, it would be best to have it evaluated, and right soon.
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