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I am having pain in my left leg--in the calf

I am having pain in my left leg--in the calf area--it started in my foot and is now in my calf. No swelling, redness, or hurting when squeezed. Feels like a knot in my calf when I put weight on it. Pain is not bad, but hinders my walking. Seems worse at night. I'm taking Atorvastin--could that be the problem?
Fri, 28 Sep 2018
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