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Doctor insights on: My Right Leg Swells I Have Pain Behind My Knee

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How can I tell if I have a blood clot right behind my knee? Pain & mild swelling behind knee on left leg. I'm only 18, normal weight but sedintary.

How can I tell if I have a blood clot right behind my knee? Pain & mild swelling behind knee on left leg. I'm only 18, normal weight but sedintary.

See physician: Physical examination by physician and then usually doppler ultraasound for confirmation. Sometimes pain in this area can be caused by baker cyst, collection of synovial fluid. ...Read more

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My lower right leg hurts, right behind my knee all the way to the top of my heel. Whats the reason?

My lower right leg hurts, right behind my knee all the way to the top of my heel. Whats the reason?

Bakers Cyst: You may have a bakers cyst behind your knee that is causing pressure on the nerve and blood supply. You should have it checked by an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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After walking about a mile, i get a weakness in my right leg with a pinching feeling in a vein behind my knee. It makes me drag my leg. What is it?

After walking about a mile, i get a weakness in my right leg with a pinching feeling in a vein behind my knee. It makes me drag my leg. What is it?

Claudication: This sounds like claudication which is a clinical diagnosis given for muscle pain (ache, cramp, numbness or sense of fatigue), classically in the calf muscle, which occurs during exercise, such as walking, and is relieved by a short period of rest. It is most commonly due to peripheral arterial disease or lumbar spinal stenosis. See your family doctor to sort this out. ...Read more

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Inside knee pain on my right leg.

Inside knee pain on my right leg.

C an ortho: At ur age u could mave some arthritis in the knee, or a meniscal tear. B cn by an ortho surg & with x-rays & exam u should have ur answer. ...Read more

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What can cause knee pain in the right leg?

What can cause knee pain in the right leg?

Knee pain: Injury, swelling, meniscus tear, ligament tear of acl and pcl, ligament tears of mcl and lcl, fracture, synovitis, connective tissue disease, arthritis, referred pain, among others. ...Read more

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What is the remedy for right leg knee pain?

Need diagnosis: To provide a proper treatment recommendation you need a diagnosis of the problem. Please get evaluated and ask again with more information on you condition. ...Read more

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I have ankle pains and knee pain on my right leg. I have to use a brace for both my knee and ankle but how does that help?

I have ankle pains and knee pain on my right leg. I have to use a brace for both my knee and ankle but how does that help?

Stability: They provide stability and less stress on the ligaments and joint when you move/walk. The idea is to decrease strain on those joints with the brace and hopefully the body can then heal any tearing or damage that was present. If pain continues, this will also tell the doctor there is underlying pathology and more tests or advance treatment is necessary. Hope this answers your question. ...Read more