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Suzphoto posted:
For the past couple of weeks,my husband 65 a very active farmer has been having a burning in his calves ( both) says it feels like fire...any suggestions as to what this could be?
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billh99 responded:
There can be any number of causes such as compartment syndrome, blood clots, diabetes, mineral imbalance, etc.

Some can be very serious, other minor.

He needs to see a doctor and get it checked.


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