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Rigid and a knot in saphenous vein
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Rigid and a knot in saphenous vein

Doctor.

For the past few days i have noticed that my right saphenous vein is very rigid after being standing up for a period of 30 min or more. Besides that i also noticed that i had a knot near the quadriceps but today i checked my leg and i think that the knot moved a little bit down. There is no inflammation or pain when touching the vein or the knot.
what could it be?
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Impossible to say without seeing it. If the knot persists when lying down I would be concerned about a clot (thrombophlebitis) but the lack of pain argues against this.
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