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I have strange crawling sensations in both calf muscles, not

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I have strange crawling sensations in both calf muscles, not painful but fells tight but not swollen.?????
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: about three weeks, started with one sore spot behind left knee then moved to calf, then the right calf started with the same felling
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: nothing serious.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  DIEGO BONILLA replied 1 year ago.


This is Dr. Bonilla, experienced in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care.

I understand your concerns. How old are you? Do you have any other medical conditions? Do you take any medications?

Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


I am Doctor Thomas, a double board certified US doctor in internal medicine and integrative medicine, with advanced training in several other fields. I am a clinician of over 20 years experience. I will give you an initial answer or ask you a question, but be sure to use reply to expert to communicate with me as needed.

This is called paresthesia.

It can be from neuropathy, which can be from disc problems in the spine.

It can also be from muscle disease.

It could be from circulation problems.

Don't let this wait but go have an exam ASAP.

You might need an MRI of the lower spine.

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