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POTS people, any "full" feeling in knees"

Discussion in 'Problems Standing: Orthostatic Intolerance; POTS' started by Sallysblooms, Apr 30, 2012.

  1. Sallysblooms

    Sallysblooms P.O.T.S. now SO MUCH BETTER!

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    My knees have felt "full" hot since getting POTS. I guess it is the pooling? They turn red like my legs do, I know that the legs getting pooling. My knees feel hot sometimes, they do not hurt. I guess there is nothing to do but keep healing I guess.
     
  2. taniaaust1

    taniaaust1

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    No.. I dont get that feeling in knees.

    I dont thou get the red/purple POTsy legs either (only a few times when I was much ME worst) so I figure out I either dont have enough blood to go pooling anywhere, or its pooling elsewhere (abdomen).
     
  3. alice111

    alice111 Senior Member

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    i get the EXACT SAME THING! if i hold my hand above my knee i can literally feel the heat, and yeah they are red. I have seen in your other threads that you are improving has this gone as well?
     
  4. Sallysblooms

    Sallysblooms P.O.T.S. now SO MUCH BETTER!

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    Jassy, yes, I have improved so much!
     
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    I just came across this thread. When I was walking a mile/day, before becoming ill, I would get very itchy legs just above the knees within 5-10 min of fast paced walking. Intense itch and when I scratched it, it would become bright red all over and extremely hot to touch but I wasn't having PEM or any other symptoms at that time. Do you think the red/itchiness in upper legs for you and myself were due to early symptoms of POTS?? I'm housebound now so don't know if that would still happen.
     

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