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Pain in calf

Hi doctor, My wife is suffering from heavy pain in calf. it was started some weeks before and at starting pain was only for 5 minutes but with time now it remains there almost forever. There is no swelling or any kind of marks on sign on legs. its just pain, heavy pain. Tried to consult with doctors, used pain killers but still its increasing day by day. in starting it was only troubling in night almost midnight only in left leg. but now their is pain in both legs and almost all the time and she is not able to bear the pain now.
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Hello friend As your wife's calf pain is persistent,this sometimes happens due to calcium and vitamin D deficiency so please visit an orthopaedecian. Meanwhile dip a hand towel or bath towel in warm water and wrap it around the leg where it pains for 10 minutes or so and then give a gentle stretch to calf by keeping knee straight and holding her foot and take it upwards for 10 sec or so for 4 to 5 times. It might help.if it gives trouble than just give warmth to the muscle.
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Sharath Kumar K N
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Hello, I went through your query, Calf pain may be caused by an injury to, or irritation or inflammation of, the skin, muscles, bones, or joints in the lower leg. Common causes include leg contusion, muscle strain, and skin infections. Less common causes include deep venous thrombosis, sciatica, and leg fracture. Calcium and and vitamin d deficiency can cause night cramps(pain in both calf region) ....Calcium and vitamin d supplementation helps for these patients. Please have a follow up with your doctor for further workup..
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