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A 46-year-old female asked:
my dad has sudden acute chronic pain from his right hip pelvis and kneecap and swelling in his right calf and severe difficulty weight bearing?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
Hip to calf pain: Check with er or othopedic surgeon for doppler, xray, and exam to check for clots, fracture, or sciatica.
Rheumatology 46 years experience
Many possibilities: With the swelling in the calf i would most be concerned about a blood clot as the most serious problem another possibility in
s arthritis in the hip and knee with knee swelling this could then cause swelling in the calf. Needs urgent attention as blood clot can be quite serious and problematic.
Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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