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Calf pain: Pain or tenderness of the calf muscle behind the lower leg. See detailed information below for a list of 38 causes of Calf pain, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Calf pain.
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The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Calf pain as a symptom.
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including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Calf pain may include these symptoms:
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Calf pain. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
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Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Calf pain as a symptom include:
The list of organs typically affected by Calf pain may include, but is not limited to:
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This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Calf pain. Of the 38 causes of Calf pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Calf pain' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Calf pain based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Calf pain, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Medical Conditions associated with Calf pain:
Leg pain (214 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Lower leg symptoms (59 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
Symptoms related to Calf pain:
Calf swelling (34 causes), Calf symptoms, Calf pain (38 causes), Calf bruise (8 causes), Calf itch (18 causes), Calf coldness (10 causes), Calf burning sensation (18 causes), Calf rash (15 causes), Osteomyelitis (40 causes), Bone tumours, Sarcomas, Peripheral vascular disease, Buerger's disease, Diabetes mellitus (66 causes), Trauma, Contusion (24 causes), Vitamin B12 deficiency, referred pain of sciatica
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