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A 25-year-old female asked:

Chance of dvt pain behind knee no swelling or heat or redness?

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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Vascular Surgery 43 years experience
Dvt: Localized pain behind the knee is not very common as a symptom of deep vein thrombosis. However doing a venous duplex ultrasound (Doppler-sonography) would identify and clarify this issue. Other issues could be localized knee problems, such as a Baker's cyst. If there is a recent history of airplane travel, then ultrasound would be recommended as there is risk of air travel related thrombosis
Last updated Feb 22, 2017


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