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pain and tightness in back of knee

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
35 years experience Sports Medicine
Tight tendons: A common cause of posterior knee pain in adolescents it having tight hamstrings. As one hits puberty, the bones can grow faster than the tendons and ... Read More

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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Capsule tight: If tight, may be unable to correct with just injections it depends upon cause of tightness/contracture. Pt, exercises. Nsaids, cortisone injections , ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
YES: certainly have your orthopedic surgeon reevaluate your knee.
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bakers cyst: There are a number of possibilities, but probably the most common is a bakers cyst; which is a herniation of the posterior aspect of the capsule betwe ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain: Likely pull/strain. Probable it or intertrichanteric band problem.
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
See PCP: Your question is vague. Please see your family doctor who can determine the cause of your pain and recommend treatment.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Many possibilities: The list of possibilities is long. Your best course of action is to see your DR, get an exam, and other testing if necessary. Then you will get a co ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
Needs medical eval: Diagnosis of this and any medical condition really needs medical examination, it could simply be cervical or muscular, but whenever stiff neck occurs ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Your question is?: You have not asked a question. Have the issue evaluated and be sure the doctor checks you for spondylitis.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Scoliosis: Consult an orthopedist who can recommend exercises for you with the help of a physiotherapist
A male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Also with what: We know you have abdominal pain,left sholder and pain in legs and also some other symptoms I suggest you make an appointment with your Doctor to find ... Read More
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A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Tabby
36 years experience Neurology
Pinched nerves: consider lumbar spine problem pinching nerves that go to the legs.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely: This does sound like your symptoms are related to the injury. Pain can radiate to the lower leg and swelling in the knee can often be felt in the back ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Burning pain: Burning pain usually denotes nerve etiology. But your symptoms may be related to multiple problems. Chest pain is a red flag and should be checked pro ... Read More
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A 79-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Weiss
33 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Possibly angina: This my represent angina - pain from inadequate blood supply to the heart. You need to see a doctor!
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Heart?: At your age, the thing I would worry about the most is angina or heart attack. See MD or ER NOW.
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Be seen by a Dr.: This might be a minor issue but at our age, it's often wise to check it out and find an early cardiovascular problem early. Carotid artery blockages c ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
You look young: And that usually means a strain of muscles and ribs in the chest and spine muscle in the back. The chest could be asthma or unlikely a heart issue. L ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Be seen: You need a history and physical examination to be performed to further assess your symptoms to create a diagnostic and subsequent treatment plan. Ple ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Granberry
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Thigh pain in the front is usually from scar tissue from the hip joint tightening up from sitting too much. Stretching the hip and quad can help. Pain ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
22 years experience Podiatry
Calf pain: can be several things: 1. tingling and numbness usually represent nerve pain - the sural nerve runs behind the calf muscle and could be pinched 2. t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Swollen leg?: Is that leg swollen? Are you on any hormone therapy such as birth control or have you traveled by plane recently? Recent surgery or family history of ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor: you either abuse your body, and your joints a lot, or you might have some unusual kind of arthritis for your young age. either way see a doctor for pr ... Read More
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