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Blood Clot In Knee
I have sore bruise halfway across the back of my knee. I noticed it yesterday after feeling sore pain. I did not injury it. Could this be a blood clot?
Blood clot?: Doubtful. Have you been traveling? Need more history to guide you. Perform a virtual consult to get more information and be able to help you. ...Read more
Had a fall with moped. Blood clot in knee and shin with swelling and pain. What should I do. Dr. far away in the city. Anything serious. Reply soon...
Concerned: You state that you have a blood clot in your knee and shin. How did you come to this conclusion? If you are correct, your concern should be at the blood clot either gets bigger or breaks off. It could move into the lung and cause difficulty breathing or worse. Have you been coughing up any blood? Are you having any difficulty breathing? Please get this examined by a doctor, simple ultrasound and bloodwork can determine the proper treatment ...Read more
How to differentiate calf pain from overuse vs blood clot after knee arthroscopy? Calf hurts more than knee when weight bearing. Not red or warm.
Be seen: Unfortunately, there is not a great way. Even a physical exam by a doctor was only about 50percent sensative and 50 percent specific in detecting a blood clot. So if you have calf pain/calf swelling after a knee scope you probably "need" a Doppler to rule out a blood clot. I would discuss directly with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ultrasound no blood clot. Swelling knee and lower to mid thigh also lower leg. Left leg only with very little pain. Feels less swollen with ibuprofen?
R/O BAKER'S CYST: Your SX are suggestive of a bakers cyst that may be leaking or potentially ruptured. You need to be examined and have an US or potentially MRI performed On the affected knee and calf. Seek prompt medical attention. Also ortho consult for steroid injection vs arthroscopic removal ...Read more
In general, is it kind of true that a blood clot below the knee may be a superficial type, as opposed, to above the knee that may have clot travel?
Usually not: It is very rear to have clot in the knee joint, unless it is big clot would not bother. ...Read more
Yes: Swelling in the legs can come from many things, but swelling in a single leg is particularly worrisome for clot or DVT (Deep Venous Thrombosis). It can occur after still for long periods (travel), following an injury, surgery or infection, during pregnancy or can occur spontaneously. Some people have a genetic cause for blood clotting. An ultrasound can be performed by your doctor to diagnose. ...Read more
Can you get a blood clot from compression knee high in your ankle the reason I'm asking cause I have some pain only on my right ankle?
Usually not: Usually compression stockings help prevent clots, not cause them. However, if they're tight enough, it may feel like it's cutting off circulation, or fascially restricting muscle movement. So perhaps your ankles feel this way. In any case, have it checked out by your doctor. S/he can tell right way what the problem is. Usually blod clots in the leg are swollen, hurt, and are hot or warm to touch. ...Read more
I have pain in my leg it is swollen and there is pain at the back of my knee severe pain can a leg blood clot develop behind knee and what could it be?
Have a blood clot above left knee lots of pain and stiffness in both itching inside my right leg can you get another blood clot even though taking war?
Possibly: The ability of warfarin to prevent or treat a blood clot is partly based upon how well it is keeping your blood at a therapeutic level, which is usually checked with a blood test called prothrombin time. Diet can also have a large impact on the ability of the warfarin to work. If you have any concern, I would be rechecked for a dvt. In some cases, clots can be surgically removed (throne tony) ...Read more
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
Prevention?: Prevention in the hospital setting consists of a sequential compression device which squeezes the calf intermittently and a shot of a blood thinner. Walking is ye best prevention, but other measures are taken depending on risks factors. Treatment for a known blood clot is thinning of the blood with medication (warfarin/coumadin). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer