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What causes bubbling sensation behind the knees?

I have a strange bubbling or fluttering feeling in the back of my knee area like I can feel the blood running through the vein that only last for a few seconds but might happen 2 or 3 times and then the next day the back of my knee is kindof sore. Can you tell me what this is? I ve found some post online of other people experiencing the same thing but no answers.
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
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Hello,

It could be due to early stages of bursitis. If symptoms persist you can consult an orthopaedician and plan for an MRI scan.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician
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