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A 59-year-old male asked:

Knee swollen after long time working on them, then side of knee bruised on thigh, then foot swelled and looks bruised, what happened?left leg

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Overuse syndrome: You may have developed some inflammation and swelling form arthritis and an overuse syndrome from the work you did with pressure on your knees. The increased swelling can cause a pressure against your venous outflow and subsequent swelling in your lower leg too. I no resolution, get eval form Dr. to be assessed for definitive diagnosis. Good luck.
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Ruptured Baker cyst : Possibly a ruptured Baker cyst. Please see Dr soon to confirm.
Last updated May 20, 2015

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