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assymmetrix calf

PostPosted: February 25th, 2015, 8:28 am
by wookiette
Hello,
i've not been posting for a long long time, i hoped i have stopped with fear and today i have a little fear back, so i ask for your help :-) !
I'm actually pregnant for my fouth baby and i think it could modify my judgment, as i'm very sick (nauseas eand so one from weeks) , i've left 4 kilogrammes since i'am pregnat two months ago.

So, i noticed my right calf mesured 31 cm of circonference and my left 32. It is very possible it used to be, my left leg was my "jumping led" when i practised gymnastics for years. When i cross the leg, i always put left leg under so maybe it could explain. I do not feel weekness, the left calf is just a little more with muscle than right.

Have you experienced same asymmetry ? Does is be different from atrophy ?

Thank you for reading. Excuse my english, i'm french :-) !

Re: assymmetrix calf

PostPosted: February 25th, 2015, 10:10 am
by Yuliasir
My fitness coach who had measured tons of women of various ages and stature says almost ALL people have left leg bigger than right one.
me too.

Re: assymmetrix calf

PostPosted: February 25th, 2015, 10:59 am
by wookiette
Interesting yuliasir, thank you (in france fitness coaches never takes measures :-) )

I take for sewing but only a side!!!

So i will try stop my fear, i dont want to lose my time withs fears during my last pregnacy.

Thank tou, you are always here to give reassurance yuliasir :-) !

Re: assymmetrix calf

PostPosted: February 28th, 2015, 2:45 am
by Pascal35
Hi wookiette,

I had similar issues 15 months ago when my fear started and i was checking everything.
I am right footed but my left calf was 41cm and the right 40cm... Sometimes the difference was 0.5cm or 0.8cm but i was obsessed and was checking it all the time.
Bottom line now this difference is still the same so it means that this has always been the case.
Relax.