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Behind My Knee Bruising
I have what looks like bruising/discoloration behind my knee, but it's painless. It's a brown color, not purple/blue. What could be the cause?
Ecchymosis: This pigment could be due to breakdown products of red blood cells which stain the skin brownish yellow. Perhaps a tiny capillary or vein ruptured spontaneously and painlessly in the area. This pigment usually fades away gradually over a few weeks. Your physician can advise you further if necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Three weeks ago i pulled my hamstring yesterday i saw a bruise behind my knee its not where the pain of my pulled hamstring used to be is that normal?
I keep getting a huge bruise that is painful behind my knee. I know I have not bumped it but this keeps happening. It seems it is in the veins which m?
Bruising: can be associated with vein disorders and/or vein injuries. Get an exam to be sure and for the correct diagnosis and treatment plan! Best wishes! ...Read more
Hi just yesterday feel like behind my knee was bruised but no bruise there and bot fallen or banged it...I have started running light jogging could it be this....
Bleeding: When you sprain the mcl, you tear the ligament. This caused bleeding in the location of the tear. You probably elevated the knee, so the blood travelled behind your knee and collected where you see bruising. That is completely normal. It may even become sore in the bruised area because of an inflammatory response. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I discovered a very deep and dark purple bruise behind my knee 2 days ago...It is swollen a bit and very sore. I do not remember hitting or banging it?
I am 45 years old with a nickel size bruise behind my knee...it is painful to touch. Area is tender but not red and slightly swollen. 6 flights recent?
Please get examined.: The examination should include a careful physical examination, ultrasound, & lab tests. This should be dealt with with all haste. Please let me know the results of your evaluation. ...Read more
Lower back pain getting worse. Shoots down back of leg. Just noticed black bruising behind my knee, are these related, and should I be worried?
Can the blood clot behind my knee dislodge if i hit my shin against shower rail? Slight bruise sz of quarter with with a slight bump. On xarelto 20 mg
Very unlikely: The injury described would be quite unlikely to cause the clot you have to dislodge. The swelling at the site is due to local bleeding from the injury and being on a blood thinner. Elevate the leg, cool compresses to the injury and watch for increased swelling in your calf and lower leg. ...Read more
I have had a dry cough for over a month now and metallic taste in my mouth after coughing. & a bruise came up behind my knee overnight. ?
Medical care: I don't know what risk factors you might have for an underlying cause, but,regardless, a cough that lasts a month or more requires evaluation. The metallic taste might be an associated symptom, especially if you have infection in your sinuses or bronchial passages. As to the bruise behind your knee, only further evaluation will reveal what's causing it. ...Read more
Commonly Tendinitis: While there can be many cause of pain in the back of the knee and full evaluation may be necessary to be sure, mostly commonly if you a skateboarding a lot -- you may be experiencing a repetitive use injury and commonly that is a result of tendons becoming inflammed. Hope that helps! ...Read more
No, but be seen: I would not be eorried, but I would be seen. There are certainly patients who tear their ACL and can have other associated injuries as well that may need treatment. ...Read more
I have brusing and swelling behind my knee and want to know if I should see a dr. I have no idea how I got it. ?
Baker's cyst: You may have had a baker's cyst which is a cyst that occurs behind the knee. If it ruptured you may have bruising and swelling related to this. Baker's cysts usually require no treatment unless they are symptomatic. You should have this evaluated by a doctor. You can consult with a doctor at health tap as well. ...Read more
Recently been waking up with pain behind my knee. No trauma or injury that i know of. Goes away after walking. Ideas?
Help pls..Should i seek pro. Help if behind my knee hurts wen i bend it, put pressure, and walk? Pain began several days ago.
Yes : These symptoms sound very amenable to seeing a professional, getting a prompt diagnosis, and will likely help you feel better much sooner. ...Read more
I rolled over this morning and had a cramp behind my knee. Then i got out of bed and had a cramp behind the opposite knee. What is going on?
Lytes/hydration: We all get that sometimes, like the calf then the top of the foot. Be sure your electrolytes are normal by consulting your md for lab and exam for pulses. Allow good blood flow with good hydration and not compressing your blood flow with folded legs and tight clothing. Overexertion and dehydration also causes that, again needing good hydration. ...Read more
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