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Dent in the calf on extending after popping it post an injury. Will it go away?

July 4th was giving someone a piggyback ride on my back. My left calf popped and was very difficult to walk on. Could not walk on beach that night. Was able to walk with a limp next day. Much better now. Still sore though. Have been to gym and have used exercise bike. No problems. However, when I flex my calf, there is a dent. Will this go away? Is it more serious than I thought. I have a high tolerance for pain and I m worried it is worse than I think.
Asked On : Thu, 19 Jul 2012
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Dear friend, welcome to HCM.
how old are you?
it looks like you might be having a torn tendon/ muscle string (tendo achilis rupture.)
if it still hurts and shows a lumpy feel down the calf / dent in the calf muscle bulk, pl. see your doc to check out.
do not stress that leg. no gym till you check up.
can take simple pain killers like t. acetaminophen 3 times a day till then.
pl. keep me posted.
Answered: Thu, 19 Jul 2012
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