A 33-year-old male asked:
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can altered gait due to injury of ankle and knee cause pain and swelling in the hamstring?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pain in hamstring: Since you had trauma to your leg, have your hamstring checked for a deep vein thrombosis
Answered on Nov 2, 2016

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