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varicose vein pain behind knee

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gholam Mohammadzadeh
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
Depends: Least likely cause is the bakers cyst as these are usually asymptomatic. The only way that a varicose vein could be felt as a lump is if it has clotte ... Read More
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Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee problems: The vast majority of aches and pains in the back of the knee is from the knee itself. Most commonly, it reflects tendinitis of the hamstring muscles, ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
16 years experience Vascular Surgery
No: Extremely unlikely. Varicose vein discomfort is usually aching and heaviness along the side of the leg. Knee pain may be arthritis or nerve irritation ... Read More
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Dr. Albert Malvehy
21 years experience Phlebology
No: Your actual knee joint should not hurt. The veins can hurt. The muscles can hurt. The joint should not. Elevate your leg. If the knee still hurts afte ... Read More
Dr. Joel Gotvald
25 years experience Vascular Surgery
Not likely: Varicose veins usually cause focal discomfort at the site of the visible veins or a diffuse leg discomfort below the knee. If you had a large cluster ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
21 years experience Rheumatology
See below: These symptoms may or may not be related. The best thing is to seek a medical evaluation with your primary to better determine what is going on.
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Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
See a physician: It sounds as if you need a complete history, physical and lab work up to help determine the cause of your symptoms. Unintended weight loss should be f ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
Seperate issues: You have seperate issues. Knee pain is from degenerative disease and vericose veins. Your throat pain could be from seasonal allergies. The knee pa ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
24 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Varicose veins can be a genetic predisposition . Just because you have some doesn't mean you'll get more. More commen in women but seen in men as wel ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
See Vein Specialist.: It is very unlikely that you would have PAD at 25 years old. The varicose vein may be a source of your problem but because you have a vein does not m ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: You will not get varicose veins in that location.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Your having a : Are time to walk is likely not from the beginning if a varicose vein developing. Why are you having a hard time walking can you explain more?
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bowers
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Hard to say: It's hard to say with certainty without examining your knee. Could be varicose veins, could be a bakers cyst. It may be a deep vein thrombosis which ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Maybe : while the veins themselves can be benign clot forming inside them can be problematic. You should be checked to make sure not involving deep veins.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. What you described suggests ... Read More

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