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A 28-year-old female asked:

The backs of my legs behind the knees has been sore for around 2 wks. i've done nothing out of the ordinary. what could be the problem? it's annoying.

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Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Tight Hamstrings? : At your age, it could be a joint problem or muscle strain. If you are overweight, it could be due to that. Prolonged sitting or standing can cause pain. Tight hamstrings can cause pain. With no history of injury, the list is short. You should go in for an evaluation.

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