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Bruise Behind Knee
I have dvt, pe 2 yrs ago, take blood thinners & wear compression stocking. Have bad low back pain last 24 hrs & large bruise behind knee. Advise pls.
Need exam: Sounds like you need a physical examination and blood work to recheck your inr level in your blood. You probably have a hematoma (blood collection) behind your knee. Sometimes these need to be drained. An exam is important to make sure you are not having neurological changes related to the back pain that might also mandate intervention. Don't delay! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are a discoloration and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the tissues. Pupura refers to bruising as the result of a disease condition. A very small bruise is called a petechia. These often appear as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could ...Read more
New 2" bruise behind knee 9 weeks post-op surgery for femur fracture. Was extra sore 2 days ago, but no big pains. WBAT but taking it slow. Thoughts?
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 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
Had ACL rec and had pain on the back of my knee the first day.Now on the 4th day, i removed my bandages and saw big black bruises behind my knee. Should i be worried about blood clots or is it normal?
My mother had bone marow biopsy done on Friday. Today I noticed a large bruise behind her knee. Is this alarming?
It is due to bleedin: It is not uncommon to have a small bruise after the bone marrow test which is often done with a large bore needle. Usually it stops with immediate pressure applied after the procedure. But if it has showed up in your leg,, that indicates more extensive bleeding. So you must inform your doctor who did the procedure. Make sure that your Platelet count is Ok and your Hemoglobin(Hb) has not dropped ...Read more
My daughter had an unexplained circular bruise behind her knee a couple of weeks ago, the bruise is gone but tonight she has a headache a 101 fever. I am worried that the bruise could have been an atypical bullseye rash. Any thoughts?
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