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What could be causing pain behind my knee

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Merrick Wetzler
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Several reasons: When you tear your acl you not only injury the ligament but can also damage the joint capsule & joint surface. I would discuss this with your doctor ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
See physician: Physical examination by physician and then usually doppler ultraasound for confirmation. Sometimes pain in this area can be caused by baker cyst, coll ... Read More
A 50-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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
47 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Posterior location..: 26 y/o says I had pain behind my knee yesterday. After standing for a long time. Today there is a large bruise. A cause for concern? Due to the poste ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
48 years experience Family Medicine
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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
More: Need more info. How long. Any other symptoms.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bleeding: When you sprain the mcl, you tear the ligament. This caused bleeding in the location of the tear. You probably elevated the knee, so the blood travell ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Riyas Fadal
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Knee pain: I would start with a bike fit and checking cleat position and saddle height. Following this a medical evaluate to evaluate circulation and or any stru ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Connie Topliff
27 years experience Family Medicine
I'm not clear if the: Problem is w the back side of your kneecap, or w the femur or tibia. But yes, it is likely that a problem w any of these can be helped. Please see an ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lauren Romeo
18 years experience Wound care
Several..: Could be dermatitis, allergic reaction, drug reaction, insect bites, dermatitis herpetaformis....See a dermatologist.

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