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Slightly swollen inn back and side of knee when I have leg extending on couch feel pulling up back of thigh

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Knee pain: Different things will cause this at different ages. But I do not know how old you are. Please advise. Gout? Gonorrhea of the joint?

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Patella shift: I guess you mean your patella ( knee cap) was dislocated. It’s good you are seeing your doctor tomorrow. Meantime you can take any analgesics to allev ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Knee swelling is inflammation that likely has nothing to do with trauma as you have no history of an injury. See a rheumatologist.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hip pain: Consider hematoma or muscle tear, given the circular shape.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Unusual : 30' s female w. Pain in sciatic region of thigh asks whether is blood clot. This is unusual region for blood clot. If is blood clot would expect ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Overuse syndrome: You may have developed some inflammation and swelling form arthritis and an overuse syndrome from the work you did with pressure on your knees. The in ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Bursitis: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. What you described suggest ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
U need 2 B Cn: Not sure what u did but if it swelled right away and feels tense could b an acl or could b a cartilage tear. Get in 2 c an ortho guy. X_ray & xame can ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Swelling: If you have swelling from knee down on one side I would be very suspicious for a DVT. This should be checked.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
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Possible: phlebitis due to trauma. This involves inflammation of your leg veins and may lead to blood clots. Best to be seen right away at ER or urgent care.
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