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Calf pain: muscle problem or phlebitis?

In case of calf pain, it is important to know: if this pain is present in one or both legs, when it appears, and how long it lasts.

If the pain affects one calf, there will be more risk for it to be a local affection more or less serious ... If on the other hand, it touches both calves, it often means that the cause of the problem is general.

The most common pain is usually muscle cramp. It is an involuntary contraction of the muscle that causes a sharp pain and unpleasant ... Generally, everyone knows the signs of a cramp. But be careful not to over-summarize any calf pain or cramp.

At the slightest doubt, it is recommended to consult. Calf pain may be acute or chronic. Its appearance may be sudden and without reason, or on the contrary the result of a trauma. It can only manifest itself when you walk. All these data allow the doctor to be oriented on the origin of this calf pain and offer the appropriate care and treatment.

There are 3 major types of calf pain:

  • vascular pain, venous type and arterial type,
  • muscle pain,
  • neurological pain ...

Depending on the origin of the pain, a specialist doctor can be consulted. And exams may be necessary. This is important because this pain must sometimes require urgent care ...

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