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Pain In Right Side Of Leg Below Knee
I have a red bump that disappears and reappears when icing leg. I have pain in right side of calf under the knee and thigh. Could I have a blood clot?
Red bump on knees: May be clot or bakers cysts, or swelling from tendonosis, . Not sure why it reappears when icing as ice causes contraction that usually make things diminish in size (though ice can make things red due to inflammation if very cold-like in the winter). To detect clot need doppler ultrasound that would also note Baker's cyst and possibly some tendinosis. F/u w/doc ...Read more
I have hemihypertrophy on my right leg. One lump on knee two on right side of leg. Searing pain in calf plus pitting edema in ankle. Is this urgent?
Could be serious.: Hemihypertrophy can mean a difference in length of the leg as well as girth of the leg. If you have suddenly noticed a difference in girth with searing calf pain and pitting edema, you need to go to the ER immediately because of the possibility of a blood clot. I believe in playing it safe since failure to treat could have devastating consequences. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See below: These symptoms could be serious and need to be thoroughly evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
I have pain on the side of my leg just above knee and also pain when I bend the knee should I be worried?
Have knee evaluated: If the pain persists have it evaluated. Worrying is up to you. ...Read more
I twisted my leg sideways and felt immediate pain above and below my knee on the back side of my leg. What's wrong?
I woke up and the left side of my leg below the knee, the whole bottom part, was cold. What are some causes of it? It happens quite a few times.
Bursitis: If this is the area directly below the knee, it is called bursitis. If one has been doing work on hands and knees, it is a common problem. Historically this is called house maids knee. Can result if swollen in an infection and may require antibiotics. Please see your doc if this persist. ...Read more
See your doctor: You should let your doctor know you are having pain. He/she can examine you and possibly run tests to find out the cause. ...Read more
I have a once in a blue moon sharp leg pain on the side of my leg jst below knee bu on side of my leg?
No?: That's a statement not a question. Even that is very vague. A much more detailed? Is needed. Is it related 2 an activity, weather, exact location, ache or tender 2 touch, related 2 moving the knee. If u get 2 an orthopedic surg when it's sore an exam will b the best way to get a diagnosis. ...Read more
I've had a pain on the left side of my knee leading into my lower leg and was wondering what it could be?
My knee hurts on the back side when I fully extend my leg. The pain is greater after workout. What should I do?
Experiencing pain in right knee in front and outer side. Especially when lifting leg up to move or to get up out of a chair.?
I have a swelling at side of my knee and get pain all the way up that leg and unable to bend it. Is worse some days than others?
Swolen knee?: At your age, osteoarthritis is certainly a possibility. This may be age-related degeneration of the knee joint. Swelling is not uncommon. Xrays will help assess. Watch for redness of your skin or fevers/chills or feeling sick. This could suggest an infection. You should be seen by a doctor. ...Read more
My left knee sometimes has sharp quick pains on the side facing my other leg. Both of my knees look messed up. Do I have bad knees or is this serious?
Sounds you have Bad:
Knees as you say, But without being seen, It'll be difficult for any one to tell you about your knee problems.
Suggest you see your local Orthopod to get a proper evaluation. ...Read more
I twisted my knee its been over a month n I still can't bend my leg all the way something on the right side makes it not bend it hurts what could it be
See orthopedic: Surgeon for an evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Lump: You may have a cyst. See an orthopedist for evaluation and treatment. ...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?
How long: Any trauma to area, excessive exercise, or recent air travel? Symptoms could be a result from a blood clot to decreased blood flow from a large hematoma. Also spider bite. Please get examined if it persists or if you become short of breath, have fever, or further enlargement ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have pain in my left side and lower back it runs down to the top part of my leg to the knee. What would cause this?
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