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I recently Had severe pain in my me 2 nights ago where I couldn't bend it or move it it was not cramps and the pain went away however I just looked at the bend of my knee and have seen huge bruises. Wasn't sure if I need to have an alter sound to find out if it was a clot

Doctor's Assistant: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?

Everything is fine now just the bruises

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

No I'm pretty much healthy

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I'm 52 and yes, It woke me up in the middle of the night I could not bend it or move it and it was excruciating pain it was definitely not cramps. The pain was isolated in the knee area only. I actually didn't think much about it after because I felt no pain the next day but I just so happened to look at the back of my knee and I have bruises all over and I had no injuries what so ever I am not on any medication right now but I did a week ago have shingles on my calf
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Sorry I'm a female

Thank you for the input.
I am very sorry for your symptoms.
Sometimes, bruise can occur without any known cause.
Blood thinner can cause it but you do not take any.
I would advise to take an examination by doctor.
Clot can cause redness, bruise.
You are right.
D-dimer assay, duplex ultrasonography & other tests will be necessary to check it.
I hope this information will be helpful.
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
do you think a clot could have passed through by chance? What would the acute short term pain possibly have been caused from? I just don't have the money to be doing testing if I don't have the pain right now I just wanted to find out if this is a sign of something more severe

Though it is not certain but I am sorry you need to get it checked by doctor.
You can visit a free clinic near you.
You can find a clinic near you by clicking on this link.
http://www.nafcclinics.org/find-clinic
Sometimes, there can be a bite from insect causing severe short term pain, large bruise.

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