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What causes knot in the knee with rashes on the shin?

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Posted on Sat, 17 Mar 2018 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: I fall 10 days ago and devloped a large knot on my knee, now a little larger than a ping pong ball. My calf now has a large red rash on the shin and my calf is wollen down to my toes. Do I need to have thos looked at or give it more time.
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Answered by Dr. Ornela Ademovi 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Possible blood clot

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

I understand your concern. I strongly recommend you have a Doppler ultrasound on the calf, as soon as possible, to rule out a blood clot, which is a serious condition. Please see a doctor at the earliest.

Wishing you all the best.

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