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A 52-year-old female asked:

I have been having a cramp feeling in the bcak of my knee, mainly at night whilst i am asleep. it is so painful it wakes me.

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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
Knee pain: Consider restless leg syndrome as the most likely cause. Other less common considerations include sciatica, popliteal cyst, soleus and gastroc strain, & blood clot.

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Last updated Dec 1, 2012

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