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Pain behind right knee and into thigh. Blood clot? Would it be safe to wait till tomo to see a doctor if it were a clot.

Clot. No if you think you have a clot and can't see your doctor go to the er asap. Read more...
Other Reason for It? Blood clots, or deep venous thromboses (dvt), can be associated with pain and swelling, especially when there is not another explanation for these symptoms (infection, bruising, bleeding, injury). If blood clots are common in your family, or if you have had a prior blood clot, check it out asap. The risk of untreated DVT is clot extension or embolization (breaking off and traveling), to the lungs. Read more...

34yr old with pain behind right knee into top of calf when bending leg or walking. Dont see any bruising or swelling. How to tell if its a blood clot?

Potential diagnosis. Bakers cyst (possibly irritating the nearby nerves or vessels resulting in the tingling, baker's cysts are often associated w/ meniscus (cartilage) tears), blood clot (dvt), stress fracture, muscle/tendon strain, herniated disc (in back causing knee pain). W/ your symptoms i rec you seek advice from your pcp or ortho as soon as you can. Either of these physicians can order further tests if necess. Read more...
Ultrasound. The only way to definitively say if you have a DVT or not is to have an ultrasound performed. Read more...

Hit right knee very hard on corner of counter. Swollen and red with Trouble moving it. Is their a risk of a blood clot?

Blood clot. . Unlikely symptoms related to blood clot. More likely an effusion of the knee joint from trauma. If it continues to be uncomfortable see an orthopedic surgeon and they may recommend aspirating the fluid. . Read more...
Not your main prob. Blood clots would change circulation and you'd be expected to have a problem with that from the knee all the way down. Alternatively, fractures, or bruises or tendon injuries would cause localized swelling. Heat and anti-inflammatories are often helpful. Read more...
Possibly. Prolonged resting the knee and being immobile can increase the risk of a blood clot. So make sure you are exercising your toes, ankle and do breathing exercises and keep well hydrated. if being immobilized for more than 3-5 days, your Doc should start you on some blood thinners for a few weeks. See your Doc.. Read more...
Very low risk. I think the nature of your injury is more likely to cause a patella contusion, slight fracture or a prepatella bursitis The more likely reason you are having trouble moving it is from the pain effusion or a possible fracture. Read more...