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back of leg and behind knee hurts when I bend my knee

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
MRI: One must always be alert for meniscus injury or cruciate ligament tear depending on how the injury occurred. This will not be seen on X-ray or ultraso ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are multiple potential causes. You may have sustained a meniscal tear or other internal derangement of the knee. I would not hesitate to be see ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Nonspecific: There are several possible causes of this, including a sprain of the knee, possibly a cyst in the back of the knee, cartilage injury, etc. Conservati ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
see details: It is usually related to arthritis or tears. Tendinitis could be another cause.
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Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Baker’s cyst : Check to see if there is a bump as well. A common problem known as a baker’s cyst, can occur here and may be painful. Try rubbing some Voltaren gel (O ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
To have pain in the: Back of the knee few things should be considered, you may have a cyst behind the knee, you may have varicose veins inflammation, get checked.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le answered
16 years experience Pain Management
Knee pain: The knee can be caused by arthritis, ligament injury, tendon tears, muscle strain ... The treatment of knee pain depends on the cause of knee pain. ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Knee: There are many possibilities here and I am not sure what your reference to that thing means. See your orthopedist for the best answer and treatment. ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Williams
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably overuse: Since this involves both knees, it is probably from overuse, especially since only the back of the knee. Take more frequent breaks to get up and walk ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: I am sorry you are not doing better, hopefully will resolve over time; I would certainly let your surgeon know. Most common causes of posterior knee ... Read More

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