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My calves hurt after I run and while I am running how can I get rid/prevent it?

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Dr. Michael Mirochna
Family Medicine
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In brief: Diagnosis first

The answer depends on a few factors.
If you are starting out just becoming physically active, this pain may be due to too much activity too soon. If you are an avid runner, this may be due to something called compartment syndrome. Depending on your age, this could also be a sign of peripheral arterial disease.

In brief: Diagnosis first

The answer depends on a few factors.
If you are starting out just becoming physically active, this pain may be due to too much activity too soon. If you are an avid runner, this may be due to something called compartment syndrome. Depending on your age, this could also be a sign of peripheral arterial disease.
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