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Swelling On Thigh Above Knee
Blood clot : this could be a serious condition seek medical help immediately ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
2-3inch lump in back of thigh 2inches above knee, pain radiating down calf and up thigh with slight swelling of knee?
Smashed leg below knee leg hurts when bending on back of leg below knee also when bending foot? No bruising or swelling been 48 hrs
Leg burning pain below knee into ankle. R leg. I have total knee, hip deterioratio, and feels like sciatica in thigh and butt.
May be sciatica : You can ask your physician to see a rheumatologist or a neurologist ...Read more
Pain in lower right back above buttocks. Travels down leg. Knee pain shooting down leg when crossing legs. No knee swelling, full weight bearing.
Muscle strain: Possibilities include muscle strain, nerve inflammation, circulation problem. If there's redness and swelling, be tested for a deep clot on your veins. If there's pain with activity, there could be circulation problem. Suggest to your dr a arterial and venous us of your lower extremities. Quit smoking if you do. Take care! ...Read more
Fell hard on knee 3 wks ago. Initial swelling on knee, bruising, painful to touch. Now swelling above knee cap and 2 hard dime size balls on kneecap?
Prepatellar bursa: The lumps maybe hematoma as you may have injured the prepatellar bursa. Heat might help the lumps go away. If there's more to this you need an evaluation. We want to make certain that you don't have an infection ...Read more
Knee pain on left side, under knee cap to the touch. The knee is tight and hurts to bend. Especially going down stairs. It is swollen above knee cap.
Go see PCP: Your symptoms of pain, swelling, tenderness, and decreased range of motion are suggestive of inflammation. It can be as benign as a tendinitis if you recently did some strenuous exercising, or more serious if you are having fevers (it can be sign of infection or gout). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have one inch diameter lump behind knee just above calf on inner side of knee, i've been stretching calf muscle last 3 days pain behind knee?
Bakers cyst: This is most likely a baker's cyst. This is a pouch of joint fluid collecting behind the knee. It can occur with most types of arthritis and with repetitive squatting. The most common cause is osteoarthritis. There are other more dangerous causes of a lump in this area. You should see your doctor to get a definite diagnosis. If you have calf pain and leg swelling go directly to the er. ...Read more
I twisted my rt knee bowling. It hurts below the knee cap and behind the knee with pain generating up the thigh and down to foot,bruise under knee?
Sciatica: Pain in the distribution as you suggested describes the pattern of the nerve that travels in the leg called the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is not the cause of the pain source, it is the result of an irritated nerve typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have two lumps on knee. One on the right knee on the outer side of the lower kneecap. The other is on the left knee , front and below knee cao?
Sharp pains behind right thigh down past my knee. Knee not swelling, can't put weight on it. Feels like fire in back of leg. Hip replaced 2007?
Feels tight behind knee cap on lt. leg. Feels like metal knee brace on sides of knee, and femur pushing down hard on tibia. Knee cracks when turning.
Compartment syndrome: Get an immediate orhtopedic evaluationGet a more detailed answer ›
Sudden knee pain; noticeable swelling; no injury; just below r kneecap follows around to the inside side of knee and goes behind knee. What can it be?
Pain followed by : Swelling means injury/tear.C ur doc for an evaluation. ...Read more
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
Burning pain above heel. Swelling beneath outer ankle. Pain increases when walkin especially on incomes or stairs. Heaviness and leg weakness to hip?
Problems linked?: Heaviness of the leg and hip weakness may be due to a back problem (L 3-4). This would not cause pain in the ankle (local process if there truly is some swelling) I would have the muscle CPK checked (on statin drug) the weakness in the legs is typically symmetrical if due to statin drugs but can be noticed on one side initially. If these problems persist you will need to be examined. ...Read more
35 male, pain & swelling in lower thigh just above knee when bend it or sit in car. Gets ok if stand for few min. On full bend have pain in deep knee.
Pain in knee: Please have your doctor refer you to an Orthopedic surgeon. If there is delay in getting an appointment please go to the nearest Emergency facility. ...Read more
I twisted my knee in bed. I propped it up while I slept and when I woke up that thigh was stiff and I'm noticing a bit of swelling. Is that normal?
Inflammation: Anything that can cause a twist or pop in many joints can cause irritation leading to the inflammatory response. This response includes pain and swelling which can make joints stiff. This is normal for the inflammatory process though should be examined if developing (including/not limited to) catching, locking, giving way, significant worsening of pain, fevers, weakness/numbness ...Read more
Is it possible for knee pain/swelling to now start also causing pain up thighs and painful lower back - or are they 2 totally different things?
Yes.: If your knee is producing fluid, which results in swelling, then that's a sign that there is probably something structurally wrong inside your knee. You should see an orthopedic knee specialist for closer evaluation. ...Read more
Best have it seen to: By your pcp. You could have pulled a muscle in upper thigh or it could just be a hematoma (collection of blood), which will resolve by itself over 7-10 days time. You could apply an icepack, take pain meds and rest the knee would all help. After an examination the correct treatment could be initiated depending on your diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more
Pain/swelling right knee now in both knees, pain up through thighs, now cracking fell on knee 2 yrs ago, what could this be?
I recently injured my leg by a fall and i now am experiencing a lot of swelling above knee on my lower thigh what can cause this, I have pain in knee?
I am 3 days post thigh-hip-butt Lipo, and my knees & thighs are extremely swollen. Is this normal & what can I do to reduce the swelling?
PO#3 Swelling?: YES! But best to see your lipo surgeon to inform you of the healing phases you will be going through. Postop lipo swelling appears worse early that takes unto 3 months to resolve. But We/I do not know your history or type of liposuction. Therefore see your chosen surgeon.. ...Read more
I have swelling above my knee and up my thigh about 8 inches. My left leg is 2 1/2 inches bigger than my right leg. I had surgery on 8/1?
Venous stasis: Of lower limbs after a major surgery should Not be ignored. See your surgeon ASAP. Keep your legs elevated. Ultra sound of the lower limbs and a blood test is the minimum you should have gotten for this condition. Accompanying pain and coldness of the distal legs is not a good sign. Deep vein thrombosis can be treated with anticoagulant therapy. CONSULT YOUR MD ASAP ...Read more
Extreme lower outer thigh pain 11d post op l knee arthro-mpfl repair &removal of osteochondral piece-severe swelling, hard to bend 3mth since injury?
Pain @ 11d is common: When fluid and swelling are present in the knee, you will usually see it on outer part of thigh. If a tourniquet was used it can also cause residual but temporary pain in thigh. If the surgeon did a lateral release that also causes pain on outer thigh. If pain is severe you should have your doctor examine to make sure there is not an infection or determine if fluid needs to be removed from knee. ...Read more
Painful/swollen knee - pain/swelling now spreading to upper thigh also starting to affect other knee no injury-what could this be from?For months now
I've found three small knots on my right thigh. One on the back of my thigh, one near the groin, and one near the knee. Along with mass/swelling. Help?
I've been on lyrica (pregabalin) for like 6 months and just stated getting painful leg swelling behind thigh near knee is lyrica (pregabalin) causing it?
I've been experiencing very strong pain in my inner right thigh and groin area for a week. The pain spread to my knee with a little swelling below the knee. It's constantly painful up walk and lay down. I can't pinpoint the origin of the pain but it feels
Couple weeks ago twisted my leg. Knee and thigh swelling and spongy. Very painful. Looks like a large bruise forming. Very hard to bend. Help?
Could a pinched nerve cause numbness, tingling and sharp shooting pains in the front/outer thigh area? There is also tender swelling around the knee.
Short answer YES: The short answer to your question is yes. The longer answer to your question is you need to be thoroughly examined by a neurologist and possibly undergo electrical as well as imaging diagnostics. Feel free to follow my webpage at www.healthtap.com/Drsaghafi choosing key code: PDXFNR in order to make a calendar appointment. ...Read more
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