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Intense calf pain, vascular causes or dehydration - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   ive got a pain in my leg, below the knee at the back of the leg.
User :   i dont know if its a pulled muscle or not. i bend down to pick something up and now it really hirts
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when u hurt ur leg
User :   *sorry, bent down. and now it really hurts
Doctor :   do u have swelling at the site of pain
User :   it hurt when i bent. now just sitting still it hurts too
User :   no
Doctor :   r u able to bear weight on the knee
Doctor :   are getting my msg
Doctor :   are u there?
Doctor :   which is paining
User :   it doesnt hurt at my knee, just on the calf
User :   its my right leg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ur calf hurts when u walk
Doctor :   \or at rest
User :   yes
User :   walking and resting it hurts
Doctor :   it could due to dehydration or some vascular causes
Doctor :   u need to take adequate fluids

Doctor :   when u exercise
Doctor :   if the pain persists
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