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symptoms of blood clot in knee

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Baker
21 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
30 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Light
36 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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Calf pain: Need more info , How long have you had this ? Any history of trauma ? What medications do you take ? Any recent log distant travel or recent surgery. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Irving Harper
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Concerned: You state that you have a blood clot in your knee and shin. How did you come to this conclusion? If you are correct, your concern should be at the blo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Not usually: If you are concerned about a blood clot you need to see your physician for the correct diagnosis. You may also need to discuss anxiety if knee pain m ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Paul Slawek
54 years experience Radiology
Could be Normal : Seeing a superficial vein means nothing unless other symptoms of thrombophlebitis.
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Misinformation: Any blood clot in a leg that's not obviously in a near-surface vein presents a real risk.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes- prevention best: Knee injury and knee surgery can lead to blood clots. Trauma to the extremity, whether from injury or surgery, is the real culprit. Some patients have ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Usually not: It is very rear to have clot in the knee joint, unless it is big clot would not bother.

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