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Just to let you know I suffer from health anxiety. I have

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Just to let you know I suffer from health anxiety. I have a throbbing pain behind my knee and then becomes a burning pain after a while. I've had it for a couple of days and it only happens when I am lying down. I have no other symptoms. I do have some varicose veins on that leg but they below the knee. I am scared it's a dvt. It's not a joint pain . What can it be
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blood clots in the leg would cause pain and swelling

it doesn't sound like you have swelling

pain between the knee most often is from a baker's cyst pressing on a nerve behind the knee.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
i have no swelling, could it be varicose veins or anxiety
it could be varicose veins.

I bet it is a bakers cyst which can become inflamed in the knee and press on nerves behind the knees