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Posted on Tue, 4 Jul 2017 in Lump
Question: sudden pain brusing(unknown cause) in both legs under calf
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Answered by Dr. Grzegorz Stanko 17 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Calf muscles spasm.

Detailed Answer:
Hello.

Thank you for the query.

The most probable reason of such symptoms is a calf muscles spasm due to Magnesium and Potasium deficiency. The spasm can be very strong and lead to veins rupture and bruising.
Potasium and Magnesium supplementation is the best way to fix the problem. Bruises can be present for few weeks.
For the pain managment, Diclophenac should be helpful.

Hope this helps.
Regards.
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