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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?

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

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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?

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 more

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Left side of my left leg below the knee is very painful to the touch and to bend.

Left side of my left leg below the knee is very painful to the touch and to bend.

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

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Edema in the leg and pain moves to another side on the same leg just before the my knee?

Edema in the leg and pain moves to another side on the same leg just before the my knee?

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

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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?

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

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I've had a pain on the left side of my knee leading into my lower leg and was wondering what it could be?

Knee pain: It could be quite a few things - sprain of ligament, meniscal problem, knee cap issue, iliotibial band syndrome. Further history and a thorough physical exam is needed. ...Read more

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My knee hurts on the back side when I fully extend my leg. The pain is greater after workout. What should I do?

My knee hurts on the back side when I fully extend my leg. The pain is greater after workout. What should I do?

Seek an evaluation: Your symptoms are nonspecific. In other words you need to have a more detailed evaluation. You could have a cartilage tear, a cyst or even knee cap problems. ...Read more

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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.?

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.?

Orthopedic exam: May be due to tendon or cartilage inflammation. I suggest an orthopedic evaluation, xrays and if needed an MRI. Use Advil or Aleve (naproxen) if not allergic to this type of medicine. I also suggest BioFreeze Cream topically. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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What is a hypoechoic mass on the back-side of the leg behind the knee mean?

What is a hypoechoic mass on the back-side of the leg behind the knee mean?

Cyst: A Baker's cyst is a common finding in cases with a mass behind the knee and could be described as mentioned above. These are benign and are usually referred to an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I'm online now. Type your question here large knot on side of calf but has the whole leg swollen from knee down?

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 more

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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?

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?

L3-L4 Radiculopathy: You have a nerve root compression of the 3rd and 4th lumbar nerves--due most likely to injury (possibly herniated disk) or arthritis. Treatment depends on determining the cause. A chiropractor or your personal physician should be your next step. ...Read more