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tight calf muscles knee pain

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Trauma?: Was there any trauma or injury to the knee or is this just a sudden onset with no preceding stress of the knee. Always a concern for deep venous throm ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Shim
Dr. John Shim answered
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
May need more tests.: X-rays of the spine are useless unless there is a history of trauma. Vitamin tests do no tell you about your pains. Need more info. Did this occur ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Ligamentous : This sounds like something you need to have imaged and examined by a good sports med or orthopedic doctor to see what ligament and nerve compression i ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Less likely: Blood clots are usually associated with some degree of swelling due to blood pooling caused by the clotted vein. Also, bilateral venous clotting is h ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Sciatica: True sciatica is leg pain that shoots from back, down the leg past the knee. This mimics the path of the sciatic nerve, thus it's name. Mri of the spi ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: A person with such symptoms can write down his symptoms on a calendar diary and show it to his primary care doctor at his visit. Include details as wh ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See orthopedist: Then see an orthopedist and have the knee evaluated.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Coles
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Several possibile: You may have referred pain from you lower back that progressed and the acupuncture was coincidental. It is unusually of acupuncture to make it worse ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Muscle, tendon or Ba: This could be msucle, tendon or a Baker's cyst. Your physician can evlauate you see which one if these it is.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No : No xrays show bone, but not muscles or other soft tissues. MRI shows soft tissues.

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