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My husband has had a severe cramp in his calf for the past36

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my husband has had a severe cramp in his calf for the past36 hours. We have tried everything Worried that it could be a clot or something serious
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: no to Doctor. He has been self medicating with some Lyric and took Celebrex the day before yesterday along with the lyrica
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: 4Star General in Army Hard exerciser, knee and shoulder replacments lost os aches and pains
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?
Customer: Drank lots of Gatorade yesterday, stopped the Celebrex yesterday taking Potassium Had a steroid injection in his back last week, Having groin pain and a little cramping in right leg Took copomax last week for migraine
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

how old are you?

yes, you should see a doctor and get an ultrasound of your calf to check for DVT

usually DVT would cause pain and swelling in the lower leg.

do you have a hospital or ER where you can go to get your leg examined?

do you have any swelling in your leg?