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Dull ache in leg behind knee

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Knee pain: A meniscal tear is possible. Please use a knee brace and get some physical therapy to improve the symptoms and let the knee heal before continuing wit... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarah Benjamin
Podiatry 18 years experience
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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Rawlinson
Sports Medicine 39 years experience
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 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
Pathology 45 years experience
Traumatic injury?: A more detailed history and specific tests may be needed to diagnose your condition. The simplest would be traumatic injury (such as sport-related) if... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Groin and knee: pain could be hernia or pulled muscle. Please see your doc for a proper diagnosis. He/she may suggest physical therapy or stretching exercises. Qig... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Knee pains: This sounds like degenerative arthritis of the knees, where the inflammation feels worse after you've been sitting for a while, and slowly gets better... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerry Tolbert
Family Medicine 14 years experience
See a Doctor: While this could be something like arthritis, there are several other disease processes that can cause leg pain. If it's both legs, it could mean musc... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neal Kraus
Hospital-based practice 12 years experience
Tough to say: Could be a Baker's Cyst. Tough to say for sure. Ultrasound behind knee could show this.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
General Surgery 36 years experience
Can't Answer: Too many unknowns yet... Was there an injury? Is there swelling or other problems with your leg or back? Consider seeing someone to get a full exam... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
Radiology 39 years experience
Possible scar tissue: From the injury. Some people get pains with the weather but some have constant pain. As long as your doctor is aware of this and says it is ok then ... Read More
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