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What could cause a swollen knee with bruising down to the ankle?

What could cause a swollen knee with bruising down to the ankle?

Swelling to ankle: Can be definitive for a clotting disorder such as taking Aspirin or anticoagulant drugs such as Plavix or coumadin (warfarin). Trauma or injury could also play a role. Seek medical attention especially if you have other medical problems or take medications such as steroids for something else that could make this problem worse. ...Read more

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My ankles and knee are swollen and brused. I didn't injure them. It hurts to walk. I also gave hard bumps on my shins. What could cause this ?

My ankles and knee are swollen and brused. I didn't injure them. It hurts to walk. I also gave hard bumps on my shins. What could cause this ?

? erythema nodosum?: Can't be certain as there are many things that can be explianed by your symtpoms. There is a condition called erythema nodosum that can occur for many reasons and is characterized by red knots on the shin. You need to see your physician to see if you have this or other conditons that could explain your symptoms. More than one thing can do this and you need an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have bad sprained ankle and Osteochondral defect in same ankle. Could this cause the leg to get swollen (from below the knee down to the ankle)?

I have bad sprained ankle and Osteochondral defect in same ankle. Could this cause the leg to get swollen (from below the knee down to the ankle)?

I would be concerned: For a clot in the leg and I don't think your symptom is consistent with your injury and advise you to have it checked out ASAP, always better safe then sorry. ...Read more

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My ankle is a little swollen. It gets stuck and I have to force it, so it pops. It's been going on like this for years and it can hurt up to my knee. What should I do?

My ankle is a little swollen. It gets stuck and I have to force it, so it pops. It's been going on like this for years and it can hurt up to my knee. What should I do?

See a doctor: You might have arthritis, or lesion of the ankle dome. See a podiatrist or orthopedist for evaluation. X-rays, and often times an MRI will help answer your question. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned that only my right ankle is swollen and my knee hurt?

Should i be concerned that only my right ankle is swollen and my knee hurt?

Get it evaluated: An inflammatory arthritis needs to be evaluated. There are numerous possible causes. See a rheumatologist or orthopedist. ...Read more

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