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Pain on the back of my knee
A 34-year-old member asked:
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Maybe: You have to make sure it is not a deep vein thrombosis (dvt). A simple ultrasound test can rule that out.
18 years experience General Surgery
Agree w/ ultrasound: This could also be a popliteal artery aneurysm, which can also be diagnosed with a good physical exam and/or ultrasound.
A 30-year-old female asked:
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Hard to say: Persistent and recurring knee pain a month after new, high-impact exercise usually needs to be evaluated. As you're working out a cause and plan with ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
56 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: It needs to be checked as you might have torn a cartiledge or a ligament.
A 31-year-old female asked:
32 years experience Neurology
Blood vessel broke: While it certainly sounds as if there was a blood vessel that broke causing pain- the area being black and blue suggests that the event did not happe ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
44 years experience General Surgery
Difficult to say: But you should contact your surgeon for specific advice. If there is a concern for thrombophlebitis, yes, this could result in pulmonary embolism, a ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
36 years experience Rheumatology
Karate kid injury?: If you have injured your knee, you may have damaged a cruciate or lateral ligament, cartilage, or other support structure. Rest, elevation, and ice m ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
36 years experience Family Medicine
Reinjury: From what you describe, you may have reinjured the knee again. Try to get in to see the original surgeon if possible.
A 55-year-old female asked:
47 years experience Pain Management
See A Doctor: You need to be elevating and icing the area until then.
A 28-year-old female asked:
48 years experience Family Medicine
Meniscus or ligament: Could be a meniscus problem or a ligament problem. See your doctor.
A 31-year-old male asked:
25 years experience Internal Medicine
HAVE: An exam to get a precise diagnosis.
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