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Q: Leg pain with ventricular tachycardia?

I woke up this morning with a sharp pain in the right calf of my leg. I have been diagnosed with ventricular tachycardia, so should this be something I should be concerned about?

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MonicaRD, Health Pro
3/15/10 10:11pm

Hi bombsuitgirl, 

The pain could be caused by a number of could be a cramp, a blood clot, a pulled muscle, a side effect to a medication, etc. If the pain persists or if it was bad enough that it concerns you, I encourage you to see your physician.  Many of the pains I listed above are not critical, but some issues, such as a blood clot, can be dangerous. 

Here is some other information from our site you might find useful:

Using Mindfulness Meditation to Alleviate Physical Pain

Stress and Your Heart


Best of luck,

Monica M. Skidmore, MS, RD, LDN

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By bombsuitgirl, Community Member— Last Modified: 09/10/14, First Published: 03/14/10