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pain in back of leg behind knee

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: A complaint of feeling pain right in the back of knee doesn't suffice to deduce right Dx since multiple disorders of muscles, joints, nerves or v ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
You need a Dr!: There could be many things causing this. If it is in both, you may have damage to the structures (ligaments and tendons, etc) of the knee joint. Go ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This will require: a history and physical examination at minimum to obtain accurate diagnosis and to recommend treatment options. Take care.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Leg pain: Could be sciatica, Baker's cyst, synovial cyst , femoral acetabular impingement syndrome if athletic. or ilio-tibla band( though that is usually later ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Baker's cyst: Baker's or popliteal cysts are pockets of fluid behind the knees (inside the body) which can create discomfort or a sensation of fullness. It would b ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Chondromalacia patel: This is probably chondromalacia patella this is softening of the Cartlidge underneath the kneecap. The best therapy is to strengthen and the quadricep ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Muscle : You probably have an overuse muscle or tendon injury. Try to rest it, take an nsaids, try heat
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Skin infection : He has a possible skin infection and may need antibiotics, please see your pediatrician. Keep the area clea,dry and watch for signs of worsening.
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A female asked:
Dr. Ken Deck
Dr. Ken Deck answered
47 years experience General Surgery
Maybe back issue: If doppler negative (arterial and venous - should have had both) then most likely source is you back.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
? nerve root : Could be a compressed or irritated nerve root from a disc or arthritic spur in the low back region / from the sound of it potentially at l3-4 or l2- ... Read More
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