It sounds like you could have the beginnings of Achilles tendonitis, which is an inflammation of the Achilles tendon. Does the area feel warm to the touch? Is it worse with a lot of activity? If it is tendonitis you'll want to take stress off of the area in order to reduce the inflammation. Sometimes inserting slight heel lifts (i.e. Dr. Scholls) in both shoes (so your leg length stays even) can help. Icing the area after being on your feet a lot or exercising can also help. Gentle stretching of both of your major calf muscles (especially the soleus muscle of the lower part of the calf) might also be beneficial.
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