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I have a red bump that disappears and reappears when icing leg. I have pain in right side of calf under the knee and thigh. Could I have a blood clot?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
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In brief: Red bump on knees

May be clot or bakers cysts, or swelling from tendonosis, .
Not sure why it reappears when icing as ice causes contraction that usually make things diminish in size( though ice can make things red due to inflammation if very cold-like in the winter). To detect clot need doppler ultrasound that would also note Baker's cyst and possibly some tendinosis. f/u w/doc

In brief: Red bump on knees

May be clot or bakers cysts, or swelling from tendonosis, .
Not sure why it reappears when icing as ice causes contraction that usually make things diminish in size( though ice can make things red due to inflammation if very cold-like in the winter). To detect clot need doppler ultrasound that would also note Baker's cyst and possibly some tendinosis. f/u w/doc
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