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What causes sharp pain in the calf?

I just had a situation where I suddenly had a very sharp pain on the outside of my right calf, and it intensified each time I attempted to put any weight in it by walking. The initial level of pain only lasted about 5 minutes and began to subside. Now i am experiencing a cool feeling in the same leg. FYI - I am just recovering for a bad case of Shingles, but it wasn t on the same side of my body as the leg pain.
Fri, 24 Apr 2020
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Hi,

Get your colour Doppler of the affected leg done it might be blockage of arteries or veins in your leg. Take it as a serious situation and get your Doppler done as soon as possible.

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

Regards,
Dr. Jaideep Gaver, Orthopedic Surgeon
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What causes sharp pain in the calf?

Hi, Get your colour Doppler of the affected leg done it might be blockage of arteries or veins in your leg. Take it as a serious situation and get your Doppler done as soon as possible. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Jaideep Gaver, Orthopedic Surgeon