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Sharp pain behind knee

A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Brown
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Knee pain: Sometimes a baker cyst can cuase pain in the back of knee. Also hamstrings attach near the buttocks and eun behind knee and can cuase problems.

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A male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Arthitis: Gout/ other arthritis causes damage to the smooth articular surface and cause pain. can try Aleve/motric, ACE wrapping.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me try to help: To have fluids in the knee to point you could notice it is normal, many reasons could be the source of this fluid, I would advice (If you get to the D ... Read More
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
You can try: oral anti inflammatory meds such as aleve (naproxen) or motrin (naprosyn or ibuprofen), rest, and alternating ice and heat. If that does not help, yo ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Knee pain: I would still get an X-ray due to where the pain is. Rest and ice as well
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Not DVT: The negative D-diner test effectively rules out deep vein thrombosis as diagnosis. Your symptoms suggest orthopedic problem in knee or sciatica.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rikin Patel
18 years experience Sports Medicine
Commonly Tendinitis: While there can be many cause of pain in the back of the knee and full evaluation may be necessary to be sure, mostly commonly if you a skateboarding ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahruq Sarela
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Behind knee pain: this could be a baker cyst if you have a soft squishy mass behind the knee. to be honest get checked at your PCP. he will do maneuvers, to check the i ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Maybe: Part of the decision about seriousness of this depends on how long and cause of the pain(like, injury or not). If this has been going on for more ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: There are several possibilities. See an orthopedist and have the knee evaluated.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Possibly arthritis or neuropathy. However the two events may not be related.
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A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Souds like: Osgood-schlatter's disease, common in you age group. You will need an accurate physical examination and maybe x rays, so see your doctor for better a ... Read More
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