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i have a lump on the back of my knee and some pitting edema

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Pain: I am uncertain as to what you are describing but if this is of recent onset and the pain is as reported you should go to an ER or urgent care to be ev ... Read More
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Could be serious.: Hemihypertrophy can mean a difference in length of the leg as well as girth of the leg. If you have suddenly noticed a difference in girth with searin ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Yes: searing pain in calf requires a clot to be ruled out. If you must, you need an ER visit.

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Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience Family Medicine
Edema: See your doctor. You are retaining fluid and there are multiple reasons people retain fluid, that include poor nutrition, liver conditions, and renal ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes you need check u: All pregnant women are advised prenatal care....check ups with your Ob/Gyn doctor where they can check you and the developing fetus. There is risk of ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Needs claification: this needs clarification. I would worry about a blood clot after knee surgery. You need to get a medical evaluation as soon as you can and may need ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Greenfield
12 years experience Internal Medicine
A lot of diseases.. : generally, we think of systemic diseases (heart failure, cirrhoss) causing bilateral edema. those are less likely if it is confined to one leg. condi ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
I do not know: Your aunt would need a clinical exam to truly diagnose her, and HealthTap is not intended to give diagnosis over the computer, but to provide informat ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Tamler
32 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Edema: The two most concerning possibilities are a blood clot or lymphedema. In both instances a doctor needs to evaluate these asap.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Pitting edema: It can come from many causes, including heart faikure, liver disease, kidney disease, excessive salt intake and fluid retension.It can also come from ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dwarka Rathi
41 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
If one leg or both: If one likly recurrent infection. If both. Should see your physician for complete medical workup.

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