What would a blood clot feel like in the knee? I have a popliteal cyst by my knee replacement does that increase the chance of one forming

Not a clot. Usually the knee pain is more likely related to the popliteal cyst and not a clot clot usually hurts over the veins below the knee on the posterior surface or above the knee on the anterior surface.

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I keep getting a popliteal cyst on my knee replacement does it most likely need to be replaced again?

Maybe. It depends weather the components are loose or wornout, both conditions need x-ray be taken for a proper diagnosis can be made. Read more...

Severe paid from sitting to standing in back of calf that had knee replacement last year after ropes course/zipline. Tested and no blood clot.?

Varies. There are multiple potential considerations. An exam and xray would help with the diagnosis and can also be quite reassuring. Possibilities vary from a simple muscle strain to the calf or hamstring, to a sciatica, to a injury/ failure in the components if the replacement itself. Don't hesitate to be seen. Read more...

Mom needs knee replacement surgery but is scared about blood clots. But if they put her on blood thinners it would be impossible to get a clot right?

Nothing is ever. impossible in medicine but to reduce the risk of blood clots post knee replacement there are a number of medications that are effective. I am certain that her surgeon is aware of and uses these regularly but discuss it with him/her pre-op to be reassured. Read more...