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A 34-year-old male asked:

34yr old with pain behind right knee into top of calf when bending leg or walking. dont see any bruising or swelling. how to tell if its a blood clot?

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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Potential diagnosis: Bakers cyst (possibly irritating the nearby nerves or vessels resulting in the tingling, baker's cysts are often associated w/ meniscus (cartilage) tears), blood clot (dvt), stress fracture, muscle/tendon strain, herniated disc (in back causing knee pain). W/ your symptoms i rec you seek advice from your pcp or ortho as soon as you can. Either of these physicians can order further tests if necess.
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Dr. Benjamin Lerner
Vascular Surgery 21 years experience
Ultrasound: The only way to definitively say if you have a DVT or not is to have an ultrasound performed.
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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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