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I Fell On My Knee And Now My Calf Is Swollen
While running I hurt my knee and calf. Calf is swollen and very sore on back of calf. What could be causing this?
Is it one leg or both? Has there been recent trauma? The definition is enlargement of the lower leg. Could be superficial fluid accumulation or it could edema (swelling) of one or both of the muscles of the lower leg: the gastrecnemious and the soleous muscles. Internet consult not enough, see ...Read more
My right leg just below knee to end of calf is swollen to size of tree stump. Doc said it was accumulation of fat cells, called?
Hurt knee, calf is swollen and sore to touch. Had ultra sound but there's no blood clot. What could be wrong?
Swollen knee/calf: You could have a ruptured baker's cyst (a common cyst that can occur in the back of the knee). Swelling moves downward pulled by gravity, so any swelling in and around your knee can cause this as fluid tracks downward. See if your doctor agrees. ...Read more
I fell on my knee 3 weeks ago. Swelling and bruising all down my leg. Now 3 weeks later my foot and ankle are very swollen?
I fell out of bed weeks ago and hit my left knee on the hard floor. Now weeks later the area is tender and the lowr leg is swollen tender and itches?
Blood clot: You need to have the leg examined for a possible deep or superficial vein clot. A ruptured baker's cyst or a knee effusion are other possible causes. It needs an exam and possibly xrays and/or ultrasound to sort this out. ...Read more
I fell and twisted my knee, which has been hurting since. Now my lower leg and foot are swollen. What could be causing this, and how do I treat it?
Consult an: Orthopedist. A clot may need to be ruled out. ...Read more
Stepped into a hole yesterday, knee gave out, fell into a fence. Knee swollen/painful/ hard to get it to bend/straighten. Calf is also swollen?
Knee problem: Elevate your leg/foot, put ice, wrap and let it rest for a few days or until able to walk. Crutches may be helpful. See your doc in the next few days especially if no improvement is seen. ...Read more
I'm online now. Type your question here large knot on side of calf but has the whole leg swollen from knee down?
Fell Monday pretty hard on R Knee. Back of knee, calf, and ankle all swollen to double size of other leg. ER said no breaks, no clots. Suggestions?
Maybe Sprained: If you had X-rays, and they were reviewed by a radiologist, you most likely don't have any fractures. However, badly sprained ligaments can be worse than a fracture, in terms of disability and healing time. Bones have a blood supply--ligaments do not, and take longer to heal. Elevate your leg, apply ice, and a compression wrap. Topical DMSO may also help alleviate swelling and speed recovery. ...Read more
For what reasons has my calf muscle and knee been hurting for 2 weeks, and now my leg is swollen?
I had my knee arthroscopy last Feb 19, it's been 2 weeks now, my knee is still swollen, can't walk, can't bend, small walk with crutches, stiff calf?
I started having pain behind my right knee and noticed its swollen for about a week. Now I can multiply little lumps under the skin towards my calf.?
1. Baker's Cyst, usually along with internal derangement of the cartilage in the knee (menisci)
2. Deep Vein phelbitis/clots (could explain the "little lumps!
GET IT CHECKED OUT as soon as practicable since BOTH need TREATMENT!! (Especially # 2!!!)
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
My knee is swollen with two protruding lumps where the incisions were infected. Now my calf is tight & sore. Why is this happening?
Evaluation: Hi, this situation calls for an evaluation, also possible blood tests and X-rays. Please go to ER for evaluation. Best of luck. ...Read more
I hurt my knee a week ago playing sports and I think it is just tendonitis and my ACL and MCL were already ruled out now my calf and ankle are swollen?
It might just be: Tendonitis, but since you mention a swollen calf a clot must be ruled out. That would be considered a medical emergency and this should be evaluated immediately. Hopefully, it is just tendonitis, but you must err on the side of caution. ...Read more
Cramping right calf started in lower shin 2 days ago & now in the back knee. Not swollen, red, or warm. Dr said it's from running. Still worried DVT?
Ciyatic nerv is killing me the pain is from my hip to heal down the back of my leg. My wife just told me that my calf is swollen bigger that the other.?
See your doc now.: Pain down a leg, swelling and pain in the calf, pain so severe that it impairs gait and can barely walk--something serious is going on. Could be severe lumbar spine, hip or knee disorder, clot in a leg vein (thrombophlebitis), a dissecting popliteal cyst in back of knee, or a dissecting artey in your leg. Get to the doc, now. ...Read more
Do I need to see a doctor or should I be patient, and rest my leg? While playing backyard volleyball, I was stepping forward, I heard a pop in my calf. My calf is swollen, painful, and I can't hardly walk. I have been doing rice - rest, ice, compression,
Hello.: Hello. I am wondering it you strained or had a tear in your soleus or gastrocnemius muscles or possibily something involving your achilles tendon. Don't know if you just injured your leg or if it was a while back. It sounds like you have been giving it the right kind of care. Because you can barely walk, I would recommend getting it evaluated. ...Read more
Lower leg swelling knee and below. Injured knee 3 days ago. Have been wraping it. Took off wraps to find swelling. E.R. Or wait female 54 working out caused sore knee thus now swelling after wrapping
The swelling may be due to the wrap preventing appropriate circulation and fluid return in the lower leg. We call this edema. I would recommend that you see your primary care doctor for evaluation of your knee injury to rule out a sprain or tear in the supporting structures.
It is unlikley that you have a clot in your leg but this can also be assessed. ...Read more
My knee is all brusied and swollen and I don't know what I did I fell a few months ago and know its making my whole leg hurt what should I do?
Get it checked: Most simple bruises should have resolved in three months. You should go see an orthopod to get it checked. ...Read more
When getting up from chair I heard snap and was in pain with my knee now its swollen and my leg swollen what is going on?
Not good and need to: Seen by her doctor to assess. Any swollen lower extremities that are painful is considered a medical emergency. So go to your urgent care clinic or to the ER. Especially with a history of diabetic neuropathy and other neurological conditions, this is something that probably cannot wait. You do not want to overlook stress fractures or clots. Have someone go with you to the doctor. ...Read more
26 yo there's a swollen place 2 weeks now on my right leg and its on the very left side of the nerve that goes through knee pit so what can it be?
Difficult to tell,: But it sounds like a baker cyst. Is it on the back of your knee? You could have a Bakers cyst if it is back there, caused from either aberrant pocket in synovium or increased pressure in knee capsule with area of weakness that expands and swells. May want to have it looked at, easily drained if causing pain. If continues, may need surgical closure of the valve that keeps opening. Hope that helps! ...Read more
My right knee has been hurting for several months now. It had been swollen for about two months it feels and when I try to straighten out my leg there is so much pain in the bsck of my?
Several possibilitie: The most common diagnosis with these symptoms is a meniscal tear. Swelling in the knee can be caused by a mechanical derangement in the knee or an inflammatory process. See your orthopedic surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more
I slipped in shower banged my knee into the metal trim where door is now my knee is swollen and feels like my whole leg is numb.
I fell over and hit my knee. It's really swollen and painful to touch. I can't not straight out my leg. The swelling is right under the knee cap?
Knee cap: This is classic presentation for a. fractured patella. You best get an X-ray which will determine the treatment reccomended. Ice crutches. Limit weight bearing until seen. ...Read more
I twisted my ankle and now my ankle is really painful and swollen, but also all my leg below my knee is swollen as well and it's been over a day.
My leg is very swollen & painful (around the knee & above the knee)- it's developed over a few days, now have trouble walking on it. What should I do?
Doctor Or Exorcist?: You just woke up one morning and poof, there it was, a swollen thigh? Or you fell out of the back third story tenement window running from the police? Oh! That's right, you said it came on over a few days-after you fell out that window. Got it. If you can drive, get to a doctor & if you can't, call Uber. God only knows what's going on if just out of nowhere your leg swelled-so visit one of God's helpers ...Read more
14 days ago swollen itchy area on outside of lower legs, one week later it causes swollen round areas on tops of knees and now where leg meets by butt?
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