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When did the pain start?
Is it only in the back of knee or in other parts of the leg too?
Does the pain occur only when you are lying down? Is there any swelling, redness now?
Did you take any test in ER?
What treatment did the doctor prescribe.
In clot there can be variation of symptoms.
The intensity of pain can vary too.
I would suggest to take a few tests.
An ultrasound examination/ duplex study can be taken.
Blood tests like d dimer can be helpful.
Those would help to rule out clot.
There can be different possibilities. Pain from inflammation of joint pain can get worse due to position.
There can be muscle cramps which gets worse on lying down.
Nerve impingement can also cause the pain.
Is muscle relaxant helping?
You can take it.
If it is from muscle cramps, it will help.
No. It is not typical for clot.
As the doctor has examined you & did not find any sign, I feel you should not worry much.
Clot pain would persist on standing up.
It would not disappear.
Tendinitis may occur but the pain is usually worse on movement.
It is possible to be related to nerve, muscle.
Please feel free to ask, if you have any further query.
You can trust ER doctor.
But if the pain does not subside with the treatment she gave, you need to take tests.
You can try muscle relaxant now & see if that helps.
It is likely to be due to anxiety, stress.
Sometimes,electrolyte changes, deficiency of vitamins, nerve disease can cause it.
If you have anxiety, stress, please try to avoid it.
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I understand, it is difficult to avoid stress.
That can be from muscle twitch too.
Yes, it is ok to take it now.
It is good.
That seems there are no changes from arthritis or others.
I do not think you need to go to ER now. The doctor has checked this pain already. If the pain does not improve then you can take a review.
It is not rare but your symptoms are not typical for clot.
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Cyclobenzaprine is good muscle relaxant.
5-10 mg is the usual dose.
Shooting pain or sensation can be related to nerve.
Nerve impingement can cause it.
Pulled muscle can also cause it.
Nerve impingement is pressure on a nerve from a ligament, disc.
You can place at least one pillow under your knees when you lie down.This helps to relieve pressure on the nerve & muscle. Please rest on a firm mattress