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severe calf pain

September 9h I returned from Florida,3 days later I felt flu symptoms, I was given cipro 500mg & robutussin w/ codine, 3 days later i felt calf pain in my right leg, I am not active 49 yrs old female,did nothing to strain it, 3 days later pain was bad feels like a torn muscle,was sent to ER doppler  (sonogram)was done it was negative no blood clot, September 20th I was startled and stepped back, the pain made me fall felt like something ripped & popped. another doppler negative again, went to orthopedic x ray showed nothing, he said its not muscle. i can barley walk going up & down stairs is very hard constant pain.nothing helps pain killers don't work. can anyone help with a answer to this mystery
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Hi
Welcome to the forum!
Pain in the calf area can also be due to pinches spinal nerves in the lumbo-sacral area or a pinched nerve at the knee joint. A nerve conduction study should be done. A MRI of the lumbar spine should also be able to throw some light. A deep vein thrombophlebitis or intermittent claudication (spontaneous spasm and relaxation of arteries) can also cause similar symptoms.
At times it is also due to low sodium, potassium, magnesium or calcium in the body. Hence serum levels of these electrolytes should also be checked. Dehydration is another frequent cause.
It is difficult to comment beyond this at this stage. Do discuss this with your doctor and get yourself examined. Please let me know if there is any thing else and do keep me posted. Take care!
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