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I woke up with pain in my left leg. On the calf I see a dimple

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I woke up with pain in my left leg. On the calf I see a dimple about the size of a baseball. It seems that my right heel was pressing into my left calf during the night.

Now the dimple or depression from the heal is not going away and it is painful to walk on. What can I do about the problem?
You need an ultrasound of the leg.

If there is swelling with a dimple this can in some cases be a blood clot and that must be ruled out.

Use reply to let me know if you have further questions.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

The dimple has largely disappeared. I'll check into an ultrasound.

good luck
thank you.