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I wouldn't normally ask for health/medical advice on a forum, but the circumstances mean that it would be helpful.
I have , by the feel of it, a painful torn calf.
I did it this morning at 9.30am and have an appointment with nurse at GPs' later this afternoon.
I've been sitting with it up and ice pack on back of leg pretty much since it happened.
Waking is very very tricky and I can't put weight on it.
Is it ok to take Ibuprofen at this stage? I have heard conflicting things about anti-inflammatorys and potential bruising etc.
And should I be trying to straighten leg to keep it mobile or just keeping it slightly bent?
Thanks in advance