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dull ache in back of knee

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
33 years experience General Surgery
?Hernia ?Back Disc: Unlikely cancer! sometimes small groin hernias will push on nerves very early, before you can feel a lump, and cause the kind of pain that you're des ... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
It may but it is : Unlikely if the knee pain is unrelated to your back symptoms or is isolated to the knee and the pain is affected by knee activity rather than back inv ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarah Benjamin
17 years experience Podiatry
Achilles Tendonitis: Probable achilles tendinitis which is stretching the tendon where it inserts on the heel. Try wearing a heel lift in your shoe or a slight heel to re ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Shim
Dr. John Shim answered
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sounds like sciatica: Sciatica is caused by a pinched nerve in your spine. It usually presents as a back pain with radiations down the buttock onto the back of the thigh i ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Knee pain: may be Bakers cyst ,tendonitis,hematoma though they should hurt more with exercise. Also though rarer in a male consider a clot, becasue clots are dan ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oliver Wang
10 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Flip flops offer no support for your feet and arches. As a result the arches fall or pronate. This creates an imbalance which places more pressure on ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Need more history?: Did you injure yourself? You should go to see a doctor right awAy. Sounds like you may have an issue here. Get. He Jed our and give a good history of ... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Kidney mid back: You are right to be concerned about kidney damage with regular use of Ibuprofen. The kidney is tucked under the ribs in your back. If this is where yo ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Rawlinson
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Home remedy: Sounds very non -specific. Specific diagnosis difficult without physical exam of the area. Apply a little ice and take 600mg Ibuprofen with food. If n ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
You need evaluation: it's hard to be clear with what's going on, but you need to see your physician and you may need to be referred to a rheumatologist. I cannot tell if t ... Read More
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