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symptoms of blood clot in back of knee

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Baker
20 years experience Family Medicine
Definitely Call MD: If you are not responding to antibiotics, a blood clot (DVT) can look very similar. So can normal swelling and bruising. Your doc will likely order ... Read More
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
What are : Your symptoms? If you have risk factors for DVT. A doppler ultrasound will help
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buckman
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Ultrasound: A thorough duplex scan of the legs, done by a certified tech, will distinguish between a blood clot and other conditions.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Not typical: If you are smoking cigarettes, taking hormones or birth control pills, or are at risk for blood clots, see your doctor. If you have high anxiety and ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corentine Kwende
15 years experience Hospital-based practice
Possible , difficult: Sometimes you can if it is very extensive and superficial. If it's deep it's often tough to feel by physical exam. Better to get a venous Doppler U/S ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Clot unlikely: What you described suggests an issue with a bursa around the knee than a blood clot. It would be prudent to see your doctor at your convenience.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It is unlikely a blood clot but it may be a skin rash or a bite. If it does not resolve see your doctor for the correct diagnosis and treatment.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Light
35 years experience Vascular Surgery
Probably not: Sudden onset pain usually is associated with something like a muscle tear or cyst rupture if the pain is very localized to behind the knee, not involv ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
Tendonitis: Other causes of pain in the back of the knee can come from overuse syndromes. Hamstring tendonitis can be a cause and probably the most common cause. ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Pretty accurate: Ultrasound is usually very accurate in diagnosing a deep vein thrombosis, sciatica can certainly cause pain that radiates down the leg and into the ca ... Read More

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