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What causes swelling and pain in legs?

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Dr. Praveen Tayal

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Posted on Sat, 4 Jun 2016 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: I am experiencing swelling and pain in one of my legs just below the knee. Could that be from a blood clot?
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Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal 48 minutes later
Brief Answer:
It may be arthitis

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.Blood clot is formed after injury if you have no history of injury then blood clot is less likely.swelling and pain around knee is most likely due to osteoarthritis .I hope this answers your query.
In case you have additional questions or doubts, you can forward them to me, and I shall be glad to help you out.
Wishing you good health.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal.
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