Aching pain in calf

Here we have a list of injuries which have the symptom of aching pain in the calf muscle.

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT is a blood clot in a vein. It is most common in the calf muscle area, particularly following surgery and long-haul flights. It is very important this is not misdiagnosed as a calf strain because treating it as one can cause life-threatening complications. DVT symptoms Deep vein thrombosis symptoms consist …

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Fibula fracture

Fibula Fracture

A fibula fracture can occur at the same time as a tibia fracture, or they can occur on their own in isolation. They are usually caused by landing on a twisted foot, or from direct impact or trauma. Immediate medical attention is needed if a lower leg fracture is suspected. Stress fractures can also occur …

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Posterior deep compartment

Posterior Compartment Syndrome

Compartment syndrome occurs when the muscle swells up too big for the sheath that surrounds it. Compartment syndromes can be acute (sudden onset) or chronic (gradual onset). Here we explain the symptoms, causes and when to seek urgent medical advice. Symptoms An acute compartment syndrome can occur following a direct trauma or impact. Symptoms include: …

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Lateral Compartment Syndrome

Lateral compartment syndrome occurs when the muscles swell too big for the surrounding sheath. It can be acute (if caused by a direct injury) or chronic (if it has come on overtime). What is the lateral compartment? The lateral compartment of the lower leg is made up of the peroneus brevis and peroneus longus muscles. …

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