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Got varicose veins in 1 leg. Area just under knee on back throbbing. Got bruises near but it hurts above it. Better (still there) when walking. Dvt?

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Dr. Albert Malvehy
Phlebology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Baker cyst

An ultrasound is definitive and critical to get.
Though what you have sounds like a baker's cyst - a benign fluid filled cyst - pain or swelling in this area can always potentially be a DVT and must have an ultrasound to rule that out. Go to an urgent care and call ahead to make sure they have ultrasound if you are looking for the most economical option. A phlebologist can also check you.

In brief: Baker cyst

An ultrasound is definitive and critical to get.
Though what you have sounds like a baker's cyst - a benign fluid filled cyst - pain or swelling in this area can always potentially be a DVT and must have an ultrasound to rule that out. Go to an urgent care and call ahead to make sure they have ultrasound if you are looking for the most economical option. A phlebologist can also check you.
Dr. Albert Malvehy
Dr. Albert Malvehy
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Dr. Olivia Liao
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: best to get it

Checked in the unlikely event that you have a dvt.
But since DVT can lead to serious complications and are treatable, please call you doctor monday.

In brief: best to get it

Checked in the unlikely event that you have a dvt.
But since DVT can lead to serious complications and are treatable, please call you doctor monday.
Dr. Olivia Liao
Dr. Olivia Liao
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