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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
Strengthen: quadriceps muscles and tape your kneecap based on the direction it goes when your walk or run. This can be accomplished by seeing a sports training p ... Read More

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 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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Dr. Eugene Ahn
Specializes in Integrative Medicine
Yes : These symptoms sound very amenable to seeing a professional, getting a prompt diagnosis, and will likely help you feel better much sooner.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
DVT Phlebitis WOW: Severe calf pain can be due to a muscle strain. However, complains of severe calf pain enhanced by laying down or walking, suggests that the problem ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ultrasound: A bakers cyst can be seen on an ultrsound or mri. Posterior knee pain most commonly is casued by a bakers cyst, half of these are associated with a to ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
It could be : Arthritis, tendinitis, strain, sprain etc. Follow up with ur dr. For any concern. Take care! http://www.Knee-pain-explained.Com/pain-behind-the-knee.H ... Read More
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Dr. Eugene Ahn
Specializes in Integrative Medicine
See a physician: First step is to see a doctor and establish a diagnosis. Possibilities include inflammatory arthritis, gout, infection, musculoskeletal injury, ruptur ... Read More
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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to s ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See your pcp: 'burning' pain in the popliteal fossa( behind the knee) and when u stand up sounds like you've irritated your hamstrings.Possibly u strained them some ... Read More

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