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What causes a sharp pain in calf muscle?

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Posted on Fri, 15 May 2015
Question: I made a sudden movement forward and felt a pop in my left calf.There is no pain while I am sitting but a sharp pain when I walk
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Answered by Dr. Sudhir Kumar (10 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
It is likely to be muscle pull.

Detailed Answer:

Hi
Thanks for your query

I'm Dr Sudhir Kumar

I have gone through your query and understand your concern. It is most likely muscle pull. Icing, elevation, rest and analgesic such as ibuprofen are helpful. Vitamin B and C is helpful in recovery. You can discuss with your doctor about it.

Hope your query get answered. If you have any clarification then I will be happy to help you.

Wishing you a good health.
Take care.

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What causes a sharp pain in calf muscle?

Brief Answer: It is likely to be muscle pull. Detailed Answer: Hi Thanks for your query I'm Dr Sudhir Kumar I have gone through your query and understand your concern. It is most likely muscle pull. Icing, elevation, rest and analgesic such as ibuprofen are helpful. Vitamin B and C is helpful in recovery. You can discuss with your doctor about it. Hope your query get answered. If you have any clarification then I will be happy to help you. Wishing you a good health. Take care.