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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Dr. Arun Prasad
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Dr. Arun Prasad

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Exp 35 years

Knot on tensed calf muscle

Premium Questions

Dr. Prasad MD

Hi. While in the shower I noticed a tender muscle on the outside of my calf. There is a dull, black or purple bruise , and pain is very minimal. It feels like a muscle knot, but the fact that it... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prasad ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta MD

Hello, I went to the doctors for calf pain... she diagnosed it as a bad muscle strain ... I asked ... at night... when my anxiety seems to be at its best. I can feel the muscle twitch in my calf... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Praveen Tayal MD

I've had calf pain for 4 wks. from what I thought was statin reaction, which I had before in 2007. My Dr. thinks I have a neuromuscle disease, such as ALS, MS MD. wants to do a muscle biopsy . what do ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Tayal ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Ram Choudhary MD

in my calf muscles. I stopped all exercising for a month now and still have tightness in my calves. Is it tight nerves or muscles? How can I speed recovery? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ram Choudhary ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Saurabh Gupta MD

My 14 year old son got hit in the calf by another boy (the other boy's knee impacted my sons calf during a vollyball game). The area shows only slight, small bruising, but there is a very hard knot ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Saurabh Gupta ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)

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Jay Indravadan Patel MD

I have had knots in my calf muscle for years but it has gotten progressively worse. Sometimes it is hard to walk very long without having to sit down. Sometimes the pain is really great and sometimes ... View answer

Answered by : Jay Indravadan Patel ( Physical Therapist or Physiotherapist)
Dr. Sunil Kumar Srivastava MD

I have a muscle knot in my calf. The pain started in my buttock, but really doesn t hurt much there anymore just my calf. Feels better when sitting or laying down. Bother me when standing. I... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sunil Kumar Srivastava ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Shailja Puri Wahal MD

i have a painful(to the touch) knot under the skin between my shin and calf muscle...it feels like some type of cyst....possibly pressing on a nerve because it is VERY sensative to touch ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shailja Puri Wahal ( Pathologist and Microbiologist)
Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

I have muscle tightness in my midcalf. Its hard to describe, it feels like a knot when I walk but I ... has now traveled to the point on my midcalf where the knot is. It got significantly worse when I... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Sonia Raina MD

Hi Doctor, I am a female, aged 28. I used to get nerve pull meaning, a sharp pain in the calf muscle area (backside of lower part) on one leg . I got nerve pulling in the past, when I was tensed ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sonia Raina ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Raju A.T MD

Do apply warm compresses, the pain could be due to spasm in the muscle. Warmth releases the spasm and provide you relief.

Dr. Kerry Pottinger MD

Hi, If this pain has started spontaneously without warning and there is some swelling, I suggest you see a doctor to exclude a DVT. If the pain followed exercise then it may be a pulled muscle. In this case, elevate...

Dr. Vijaya MD

Hi...1)Wear socks while sleeping 2) whenever u feel the cramp is going to come just flex ur knee joint..3)do massage calf muscles with both the hands towards upward direction whenever there is cramp..4)get sr...