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Tightness in knee when bent

A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Swelling?: Sounds like the knee is swollen and the tightness is because of the fluid in the joint. I would have a doctor (Urgent care or PCP) check it out and d ... Read More

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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Not too much: to worry about unless you have pain. It is not especially unusual to hear or feel some popping with flexion/squats usually due to tendons moving over ... Read More
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
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Loose ligaments: Twenties female who experiences popping sensation with hip flexion experiences subluxation of sacroiliac joint (SIJ). This might be common in someone ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
You need an evaluate: This could be an internal knee problem you need an appropriate evaluation . Is it Muscle , is it a tendon is a bursa, is it joint, or is it Cartlidge. ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Farr
Dr. Jack Farr answered
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Just Right: Some degree of compression aids in the treatment of swelling. Excessive tightness of a wrap at the knee may lead to calf/foot/ankle swelling--all to b ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Bakers Cyst: behind the knee will present in this way. (pain, tightness and tingling) If the tingling or pain progresses then seek immediate care. rarely a vas ... Read More
A 32-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
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Barbuto
Specializes in Neurology
Popliteal cysts?: Fluid in the knee joint can result in cysts forming behind the knee. While this might be uncommon, it could relate to your symptoms. See a rheumatol ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ayman Jabr
29 years experience Family Medicine
Fluid: May be fluid in the knee can make you feel tight becuse the space in the joint becom smaller due to valium of the fliud.
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