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Vein Pain Behind Knee
Depends: Least likely cause is the bakers cyst as these are usually asymptomatic. The only way that a varicose vein could be felt as a lump is if it has clotted off in which case it usually would also be very painful. Therefore this could be a thrombosed varicose vein. Possibility of tumor can not be discounted as it is included in the differential. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause Anterior accessory saphenous vein pain across the front of the knee. I also have a lot of varicose and spider veins. ?
Accessory vein.: The anterior accessory vein is a major branch of the saphenous vein and usually originates in the upper groin. This vein can become abnormal if the valves in this vein reflux (malfunction) and this can lead to varicose veins, pain and many other symptoms related to the abnormal vein. This vein can be treated by a closure procedure and , usually, microphlebectomies. See a vein specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had mono 2 mnths ago, then minor shingles, now sharp nerve/vein pain along wrists/knees/outside armpit. on acyclovir. veins sticking out, concerned?
Pain: Yes, you should go see your medical provider. ...Read more
This morning i suddenly had a back knee pain but lasted only less than a minute...What is it?I wori it myt be vein thrombosiis?Cld it be?
No: It does not sound like anything of consequence. ...Read more
Knee pain. Also have slightly bulging veins in knee and calf near knee. Veins twitch some times. Im 70 lbs overweight. Shud i be worried?
Spuriously, yes: Varicosities in and of themselves do not cause knee pain(s), rather the extremity in question typically aches, feels "full, " and occasionally sharp pains may be sensed along the vein or its tributaries. The lesser saphenous vein starts near the lateral, posterior ankle and extends up to the popliteal fossa (the space behind the knee). Plan: ultrasound to assess for reflux, a baker's cyst or dvt. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers