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tight feeling behind knee

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Baker's cyst?: A Baker's or popliteal cyst is a herniation of fluid from the knee into the area behind the knee, usually due to some acute strain upon the knee with ... Read More
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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.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
D Dimer= not specifi: ...4 DVT gold standard is duplex doppler/ ultra sound. If leg swollen, even down 2 the foot is common, if on BCP Ur chances R higher. Talk 2 Ur provid ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely: OA is very unlikely at age 28. Have the leg evaluated.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: If your knee is stiffening without any relevant preceding activity, locking, causing an abnormal gait, or painful, see your doc for an evaluation. Th ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: You could buy an elastic patellar stabilizer from any drug store. It may help.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Effusion: This most likely due to swelling on the knee. The cause of that would most likely be some type of arthritis.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
26 years experience Family Medicine
Stifness: If you sitting for long it is normal to feel little of "knee stiffness " . Also if you do not stretch on regular bases your back tight muslce tendons ... Read More

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