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I have pain in my left calf 5days now. I am 67yr old female.

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I have pain in my left calf for about 5days now. I am 67yr old female. Vericose veins also in my legs. The left calf feels warm to the touch in places and also hurts when I touch the back of my calf. Feels better when I raise leg up.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

You may have developed blood clot in the leg vein.

DVT or deep vein thrombosis can cause these symptoms commonly.

Yes varicose veins can also cause this but they are not new.

Given these symptoms, you need to get a doppler ultrasound preferably in the ER.

Best wishes,
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