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A 18-year-old male asked:

Does the back of your knee hurt when you're growing?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ayo Adu
Dr. Ayo Aduanswered
Sports Medicine 15 years experience
Not usually: Growing pains tend to be in muscles as opposed to joints, however the muscle pain in the back of the thigh could transmit to the back of the knee.
Dr. Keith Baldwin
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery 16 years experience
Not specifically : There is such a thing as growing pains, although in a growing child complaining of knee pain, both hip and knee pathology should be carefully ruled out, as hip pathology frequently refers to the knee in kids.

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See details: There are several causes for pain in the back of knee. See a doctor and have the issue evaluated. An orthopedist would be a good choice.
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Why does the back of my knee hurt when i walk?

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