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Leg Hematoma That Stings
Told DVT ruled out from blood test & probably muscle pain is this right? Varicose veins in 1 leg with bruising. Throbbing above bruises under knee.
Venous reflux test: Recommend that you look into your vein disease further w/ a venous reflux ultrasound test to assess your varicose veins & to look into venous insufficiency as a possible cause. An ultrasound can also assess for other possibilities such as ruptured Baker's cyst, hematoma, or tumor such as sarcoma. If US negative then consider a MRI of the leg joints / muscle. Could also be nerves or inflammatory. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Leg pain x1 week hard to pinpoint where sometimes calf sometimes back of thigh. No redness or swelling. Visible vein on inside back knee. DVT?
Leg pain: Can not rule out - any risk factors such as prolonged plane or car rides or recent surgery. Any history of prior clots. Could also be baker's cyst back of knee - check for swelling in the back of the knee. If continues - should get evaluated especially if your leg begins to swell ...Read more
Can a spider bite sting and leave a scar after it is healed? It's a purple scar that tingles in the spider bite scar then stings all up my leg
1 large blackish bruise in same spot behind both knees. Some pain in left leg. No swelling. Could it be a blood clot?
Unlikely: Risk factors that increase the chance of blood clot include sitting for long periods of time (low blood flow), smoking, having personal or family history of clots, birth control or pregnancy, inflammatory diseases (eg Crohns or rheumatoid arthritis). The only way to know for sure is by ultrasound. If the pain on the left worsens or swelling begins to occur, then reasonable to see a physician. ...Read more
Got varicose veins in 1 leg. Area just under knee on back throbbing. Got bruises near but it hurts above it. Better (still there) when walking. Dvt?
Baker cyst: An ultrasound is definitive and critical to get. Though what you have sounds like a baker's cyst - a benign fluid filled cyst - pain or swelling in this area can always potentially be a DVT and must have an ultrasound to rule that out. Go to an urgent care and call ahead to make sure they have ultrasound if you are looking for the most economical option. A phlebologist can also check you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp sooting pain in left leg from back thigh to back knee could it be another blood clot theres is no swollen leg?
Possibly: You mentioned another blood clot, I am assuming you've had one before? If so, it is possible that you've had another one. Secondly, could be stretched hamstring or muscle strain. Lastly, if all is negative then consider a spine issue as a possibility that may need further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Leg feels heavy,muscle spasms,hurts from toes to buttocks,possible bursitis in knee,Can sciatica cause all this or could it be a blood clot?
Vein in my arm was punctured multiple times. 5min afterwards a dark purple bruise surfaced.A lot of pain wen moving arm now.Collapsed vein or abscess?
Hematoma: What your are describing sounds like a hematoma which is escaped blood from the vein which has accumulated in the tissue around the vein. This is why the skin is bruised (black and blue). The pain is from the irritation from the multiple needle sticks. Apply ice for the first 48 hours then heat. Ibuprofen will also help. This should resolve over about one week. ...Read more
Pain behind knee cap. Bulging foot veins. Leg hurts when pressure applied. Cramping in calf and thigh. Neg ddimer and ultrasound. What could it be?
Chondromalac/compart: When knees develop early tendonitis change, there can be periods of flare where inflammation and pain can develop behind the kneecap due to cartilage tears. This is also called patellar chondromalacia.There is also concern for compartment syndrome given your vascular complaints. It is thus best to see a Sports Medicine &/or Vascular MD to diagnose what is going on and make sure of the diagnosis. ...Read more
Small bruised knot on front of knee. Calf and thigh burning. Negative ultrasound. Could it be a blood clot?
Have pain in the back of my knee, no swelling redness or warmth, haven't injured it; could it a blood clot or dvt?
Warm sensation & pain down leg from butt to foot (calf worst). Jogged last 2 days in a row, no swelling, warmth to touch, or redness. Dvt or just sore?
Have very uncomfortable pain in leg behind knee. No known injury. Leg is a little swollen; no discoloration.
Occasionally a blood vessel in my lower leg ruptures & it stings, a lump forms that is very painful to the touch & appearance of a bruise.?
Leg in pit behind knee felt bruised looked n see blue bulging blood vessels extending from there to front should I worry? Busted vessel or clot?
Difficult: This is difficult to answer without being able to see the lesion but it could be a burst varicose vein or could also be a ruptured cyst behind the knee. You should be examined by your doctor. ...Read more
Sharp localized pain behind knee/posterior calf that hurts each time i take a step. No warmth or redness. Could this be a blood clot?
Possibly yes. Get --: Yourself checked out by your pcp or go to an er if a blood clot is suspected, so a doppler scan be done to exclude/confirm it. Generally its due to a pulled muscle, sprained ligament, or a rupture of a cyst behind the knee. These are more commonly seen. Good luck ; happy holidays. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer