A 16-year-old female asked:
tightness in back of calf muscle and knee on right leg. sometimes left. on anti-inflamitories and birth control. could it be a blood clot. no swelling?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc answered
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 highly doubtful, so i'd look for another plausible explanation.
Answered on Mar 16, 2014
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