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My right leg is swollen from knee down

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Milia
Orthopedic Surgery 23 years experience
Swollen knee: a swollen knee without trauma in a 22 year old female is usually activity related. If you don't remember an injury the three causes for swelling in mo... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Be seen: I would encourage you to be seen. If you have not had an injury, the other possibilities include an inflammatory or infectious etiology. If you are ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
Rheumatology 21 years experience
See your doctor: You need to determine what is causing the knee in order for it get better. Your doctor may try to drain some fluid off the knee and perform other tes... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
Sports Medicine 27 years experience
Swelling: You can add a light compression wrap. With that much swelling, it may be best to see an orthopedist and have the knee drained & a diagnosis/cause give... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Miles
Podiatry 26 years experience
Swelling and bruise: Trauma or broken blood vessel, or clotting deficency.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Prepatellar bursitis: People who work on their knees often develop a prepatellar bursitis. See an orthopedist. It will likely not resolve on its own.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
Bone not tendons: They have a great effect on bone healing, but it does interfere with the inflammatory reaction so may have some effect on the healing process but in m... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
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Yes, see Ortho doc : Swelling in the knee is not normal. You need to see an Ortho doc to examine your knee and diagnose why this has occurred. Good luck
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neal Kraus
Hospital-based practice 11 years experience
Tough to say: Could be a Baker's Cyst. Tough to say for sure. Ultrasound behind knee could show this.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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see details: Significant joint pain after trauma demands an evaluation, not a question over the internet to a doctor who cannot examine the knee or order tests to ... Read More

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