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Have blue cluster of vein behind knee, heard crack sound when bending knee. Reason? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2013
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User:Hi, I am 25 yr old female, i have blueish purple cluster of very thin viens seen behind my knee on both my legs and also when i fold my leg there is a crakling sound in the knees
Doctor:Do u happen to have any swelling or pain in the knee ?
Doctor:any form of redness ?
User:ocasionally pain while folding. But never swelling or redness
Doctor:it is common sometimes to have cracking sounds, especially in women
User:an what about the veins ?
Doctor:and unless the cluster of veins you have are painful , and change with time , you should not be worrying about them
Doctor:such veins are normally seen, in case, you do happen to have fair or wheatish skin
User:okay .. yah i am fair but this is not seen anywhere else and this has developed recently
Doctor:I would like you to observe them for sometime and see any changes
User:okay thanks
Doctor:Are u on any oral contraceptives ?
Doctor:any form of hormonal medications ?
Doctor:ok, in that case, there is no need to worry about
Doctor:just plain observation, and wait and watch policy would be enough
User:okay . will do that . thanks
Doctor:In case, you have any doubts or any form of symptoms, you can get yourself , examined, by a doctor, and he will clear all your doubts and anxiety
Doctor:You are absolutely welcome
Doctor:take care and bye for now
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