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
2 doctor answers
Dr. John Munshower answered
29 years experience Family Medicine
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.
Answered on Jul 9, 2014
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