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What causes severe calf pain progressing from the knees to the ankles?

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Posted on Wed, 3 Oct 2018
Question: On a leg which has a knee bone on bone, is it common to have severe pain in the calve from the knee to the ankle?
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Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal (13 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Pain is commonly due to osteoarthritis.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

I have gone through your query and concern, this pain is commonly due to osteoarthritis. You can take pain killers like Aceclofenac along with Thiocholchicoside and Diacerine and Glucosamine combination and do hot fomentation, you will get relief.

In case you have additional questions or doubts, you can forward them to me, and I shall be glad to help you out.

Hope I have answered your query.
Let me know if I can assist you further.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Praveen Tayal (11 hours later)
Is what you are prescribing similar to Nabumetone taken twice daily as needed. This was prescribed by my internist.



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Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal (7 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Both are similar.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Nabumetone is similar to Aceclofenac and both are pain killers.
In addition to it, you can have joint lubricant supplements like Diacerin and Glucosamine along with some calcium and magnesium supplements.

Hope I have answered your query.
Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Praveen Tayal,
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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What causes severe calf pain progressing from the knees to the ankles?

Brief Answer: Pain is commonly due to osteoarthritis. Detailed Answer: Hello, I have gone through your query and concern, this pain is commonly due to osteoarthritis. You can take pain killers like Aceclofenac along with Thiocholchicoside and Diacerine and Glucosamine combination and do hot fomentation, you will get relief. In case you have additional questions or doubts, you can forward them to me, and I shall be glad to help you out. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.