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Leg Pain

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LONC2012 Mon 05-Sep-16 15:50:54

Hi all,
I have started today with a pain in my left leg just below the back of my knee. I am hobbling when I walk and my leg feels very achey! Just wondering if I should call the GP or nhs direct or just ride it out? I haven't done anything out of the ordinary.

Thanks smile

Rowgtfc72 Mon 05-Sep-16 19:45:08

If you ever find out what it is, let me know! I've had the same thing for three days now.

LONC2012 Mon 05-Sep-16 23:30:39

They tested to see if I had a blood clot as my leg was swollen. Between 2.5-3cm bigger than the other. She said its either a pulled muscle or possibly a bakers cyst which she said will not improve so to go back if it continues. She gave me some naproxen which I've had 1 of and its eased a lot.
Hope your leg improves soon! Xx

Rowgtfc72 Tue 06-Sep-16 15:19:25

Panicked then , checked, but mines not swollen. Had crossed my mind though.
Think mines a pulled muscle, pain better if I walk it off.
Hope yours is better soon too! X

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