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Indent On The Right Leg Below The Knee
See below: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more
I developed a small spot on right leg below knee and since yesterday I have had a piercing sharp pain shoot thru it like once or twice a hour.??
Sharp leg pain: Acute onset of sharp pain in a localized area on the leg may be an inflamation of the bursa or surrounding tendons. Try RICE plus 2 Alleve 2xs a day for three days. If not improved or worsened get it checked by an me or consider a virtual consult. ...Read more
Right leg below knee and both feet are warm, red, and swollen. No cuts or injury and im aware its a vascular prob. What could be main cause.
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor.
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10 year old son had brief sharp pain in chest. Afterwards started to have pain in right leg below knee. He says it is better when rests for a period.
Not likely serious: A 10 year old with a brief chest pain and a pain afterward in the right leg below the knee is not likely to have anything serious like a blood clot traveling to the lung unless he has been at bed rest or immobilized for several days or had recent surgery.**But if he's still having leg pain and points to his calf, or if he's significantly more tender in that calf than the other>go to ER to be safe. ...Read more
Can you have bruise under the skin without showing anything? Right leg below knee cap off to the left, it is sore like I ran into something.
See doc: Yes this is possible but I would see a doctor-your dermatologist to make sure there is not another problem. ...Read more
Right leg below knee is swollen, BOTH feet are red swollen warm and tight feeling, ZERO energy, Came on suddenly and looking for any idea as to why.
See doc: Knee problems, knee or leg injury, neurologic or muscular conditions or low back problems such as a herniated disk sound like plausible reasons. See an orthopedist. ...Read more
Different causes: There are several things that can cause swelling in one lower leg from lymph edema to a blood clot. It is important to make sure you do not have something serious like a blood clot because if you do it can travel to your heart or lungs and cause death or to your brain and cause a stroke. Therefore, you need to seek medical attention and have the swelling checked out to rule out something serious. ...Read more
One Leg swelling: Many reasons in 45 years old person. If came on suddenly and just in one leg, clot should be considered. Baker cyst behind knee can also be the reason. Varicose vein an other cause. You should have doppler venous flow study. Please see a vascular surgeon. Thanks. ...Read more
HOW OLD ARE YOU:
Age is very important in this situation.
being female knowing your history, your age, medication you are taking, any history of trauma, or injuries. Might help us figuring out what was wrong with you.
the simplest explanation, you stood the wrong way, your knee buckled underneath you. When your stood it gut straight. If keep happening, you need to see a knee doctor. ...Read more
When I stretch out my right leg the top of my knee feels like its being overstretched, what could this be?
That's very normal --:
To have that feeling on front of the lower end of the thigh (above the knee), as the quadriceps muscles are being contracted to allow the leg to be extended (stretched).
So need to worry and be happy. ...Read more
Recently I have been feeling a cold wet sensation on my right leg about 6 inches below the knee. What could be causing this.?
But not wet?: If you have the sensation of cold wetness without actually being cold / wet then it could indicate an abnormality with a nerve coming from the spine or a superficial sensory nerve. It is definitely a weird sensation! See your doctor for a check up to make sure your neurological exam is otherwise normal. ...Read more
My leg is very painful not sure what it is. It's the right leg behind the knee. Would say the pain from there oh around that area?
My right leg caves inward at my knee. When standing I notice I can flex my left vmo but not my right one. What is happening with the right?
Genu valgus?: I would need to gather more information, such as growth and development history, onset of deformity, its progression, and history of trauma or fracture. There aren't many things that would cause one side only to be affected. A physeal fracture could cause it, but the deformity would have been noticed at a younger age. Metabolic disease or skeletal dysplasia would cause both sides to be involved. ...Read more
Sometimes I get this buzzing pain go down my right leg starting at my knee it's there for a few moments than disappears when I move it around why?
My right leg hurts when I drive more than 20 minutes; it feels aggravated on the back on the outside, first above my knee then everywhere. What is it?
Leg parasthesia: This could be either sciatica (in 20% of the population the nerve pierces through the piriformis muscle deep in the buttock). If this muscle spasms then. The nerve will become irritated. This may also represent an impingement of any other nerve exiting the sacral root area. ...Read more
I am getting a pain in my right leg just above the knee on the inside of the leg. Its been happening for about 2 months now. Only happen now and again?
Evaluation: Need to ask more questions to find out what it could be. It is advised that you get seen on virtual consult ...Read more
Leg "pressure": Dear Brittany, Is there swelling in your leg below the knee joint, specifically behind in the calf region? If so, call your physician. Clots in a leg can present with "pressure" behind the knee, and may not be painful. Also, if you are on contraceptives, risk for clots is higher. Make sure you contact your physician for a physical exam. Best wishes, Nisha ...Read more
Probably: This is probably idiopathic guttate hypomelanosis. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I have pain from my knee down right leg and its swollen. What's the best method to treat this fast?
Have it evaluated.: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, sprain, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormality and neurologic conditions (neuropathy). ...Read more
Pain in right leg knee and calf with the feeling of not being able to get enough air. The wakes me up at night x4 days?
My right leg from knee down aches bad especially at night. Just had long haul flight. Had 2 mi's a year ago is it connected?
Get checked: For possible clots in the leg from the long flight. Start with your primary care doctor. ...Read more
Having pain when standing behind my left knee. Right leg fine. I'm a 65 yr old male. I do have nerve problems, but why the swellimg/?
Often when I am a sleep my right leg from the knee starts to involuntarily jumps, is there a name for this condition? How can I stop/treat this?
Myoclonus: You need to get with a neurologist to get a good examination, get some bloodwork done, check for family history, and then, get you started on either specific treatment for the CAUSE or get you on something to calm the jumping down. Wanna chat? Www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR to make an appointment in the VIRTUAL CALENDAR. ...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
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