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Swelling On Thigh Above Knee
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?
Knee injury: Perhaps you sustained an injury to your muscle or bled into the muscle or even sustained a fracture. Lots of possible causes of painful swelling above the knee. Best to go see your family doctor for an evaluation, diagnosis & treatment. ...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
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
2-3inch lump in back of thigh 2inches above knee, pain radiating down calf and up thigh with slight swelling of knee?
I have a vein in lower right thigh just above my knee that is visible for about 6" and is tender. No redness or swelling that I can tell.
See vein specialist.: What you describe sounds like superficial thrombophlebitis. You should see a vein specialist for a venous evaluation. In the meantime, try wet compresses to the area and ibuprofen. ...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?
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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'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?
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