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stinging pain in back of knee

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
The : The potential diagnoses include (in order of decreasing likelihood) bakers cyst (possibly irritating the nearby nerves or vessels resulting in the ti ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Could be a ligament or meniscal tear. You might want to see your doctor to confirm.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Leg pain: It appears that your discomfort isn't arrising within the knee joint itself. If that's the case, and if there's no history of leg strain, calf muscle ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
See Dr.: Continued trauma to the knees, especially with football, is not advised. I would see a dr./orthopedic specialist to evaluate and make recommendations ... Read More
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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
19 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends: I would like to know where the pain starts. If it originates at the buttock it is possible that the problem could be coming from the back despite not ... 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 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 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Hip: Hip DJD presents as groin pain with stiffness and a limp.
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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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Sharp hip pain: Did it occur suddenly after an actvity? Have you been very active in sports? If so could be disc herniation or could be primary hip injury, like caps ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
You may have ..: SCIATIC nerve irritation from a point "further down" from the spine itself Ask your Doctor (who ordered the MRI) about PYRIFORMIS SYNDROME Really hope ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Many: Bursitis, arthritis, tendinopathy. See your doctor for a definitive answer.
A 45-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 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Pinched nerve?: You could have a pinched nerve in the back. Herniated disk. Do you have back pain? An evaluation by a Dr. could help you determine this.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Lo
Dr. Justin Lo answered
20 years experience Pain Management
More details needed: When is the pain present, what does it feel like, are there two separate pains or is it a continuous line of pain from your hip to knee. What was the ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
12 years experience Podiatry
Overuse injury: is a possibility depending on your level of activity. With symptoms such as cramping, pulling and swelling that are not subsiding, I recommend gettin ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Sciatica: It sounds like your right sciatic nerve may be involved. Recommend staying active w/out overdoing things, though. Using a non steroidal antiinflammato ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Galperin
31 years experience Pain Management
Radiculopathy: Most likely this pain represent lumbar radiculopathy, depending on the length of the system, you either can start physical therapy or see a pain speci ... Read More
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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Katz
Dr. Ira Katz answered
23 years experience Endocrinology
Pinched Nerve(s): Likely a cervical (or neck) pinched nerve. You can't tell exactly where from the brief description. If these are from something mild you can m ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Could be a clot: could be a blood clot or a swelling from an insect bite. See your doctor for an evaluation.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ravi Nerella
23 years experience Hospital-based practice
Needs evaluation: You are describing symptoms that suggest possibly some nerves are being pinched. Would suggest getting evaluated to determine the cause of your sympto ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many things: Low back can come from many things: trauma, overuse, degeneration, infection, tumors. You are young, so muscular pain, overuse, or early degeneration ... Read More
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