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Knee pain on inside of knee after 2 days long distance cycling?

Knee pain on inside of knee after 2 days long distance cycling?

Knee pain: You may have strained your knee ligaments. .. You can take NSAIDs and give it some rest and expect improvement in a few days otherwise you will need an ortho visit. .. ...Read more

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I repositioned while laying down I got a pain on the inside ofleft knee that felt like a muscle that bulged and got caught or hung up. Keeps doing it?

I repositioned while laying down I got a pain on the inside ofleft knee that felt like a muscle that bulged and got caught or hung up. Keeps doing it?

Varies: There are a number of potential causes. A meniscal tear can cause similar symptoms and does not always require an injury, a plica can also be the cause although it is less common in your age group. Consider being seen and an exam and possibly an MRI will usually show the cause. ...Read more

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Is pain on the inside ofmy knee a type of MCL sprain or could it be something else?

Is pain on the inside ofmy knee a type of MCL sprain or could it be something else?

Possibly: Medial sided knee pain typically can be caused by a medial meniscal tear (shock absorber), mcl sprain, or arthritis. If you have sustained a recent traumatic event, any of these could be the cause of your discomfort. ...Read more

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Fell getting out of shower heard knee pop, pain on inside of knee. I can do everything w pain. Treatment/possible diagnosis?

Fell getting out of shower heard knee pop, pain on inside of knee. I can do everything w pain. Treatment/possible diagnosis?

Knee injury: Possible injuries include simple contusion of the knee cap, sprain or tear of cartilage or ligaments. Swelling usually accompanies the latter two injuries. At this time treatment consists of rest, elevation, cold applications for two days followed by intermittent warm applications, and, if you can take them, anti-inflammatory medications like Advil or Aleve (naproxen). See an orthopedic surgeon as needed ...Read more

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How do I treat pain inside the knee?

Depends: When you say pain inside the knee you need to be more specific. As in real estate, location, location, location. Is it behind the kneecap? Is it lateral (outside) or medial (inside)? Is the pain sharp, aching or related to activities? We need a bit more information before we can help. ...Read more

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I feel pain inside my knee when going up the staires?

Knee cap problem: Pain in the knee particularly with stairs usually points to some irritation or inflmmation of the cartilage behind the knee cap. A combination of low impact quadriceps strengthening exercises, anti-inflammatory medications, and weight loss (if indicated) will help your symptoms. ...Read more

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If an awkward fall is taken and a pop is heard, followed by pain on the inside of the knee does that indicate a tear of the MCL?

If an awkward fall is taken and a pop is heard, followed by pain on the inside of the knee does that indicate a tear of the MCL?

Not always: There are a number of structures on the medial aspect of the knee that could potentially be injured in a fall. A detailed scam and possibly an MRI can uduLly tell the specific nature of the injury. ...Read more

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Pain on inside of right knee under kneecap for past year?

Pain on inside of right knee under kneecap for past year?

Kneecap: Get it checked out by an orthopedist. There are various reasons for possible pain at your age. It may be maltracking of the kneecap which can be treated with therapy. Other less likely problems are inflammation or cartilage wear. ...Read more

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Have exp. Sudden severe pain on inside of left knee, cannot bend, eventually pain subsides-?

Have exp. Sudden severe pain on inside of left knee, cannot bend, eventually pain subsides-?

Poss meniscus tear: This sounds like locking of the knee and could indicate a tear of the inner shock absorber, or medial meniscus. I would recommend an mri. ...Read more

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I have pain inside my knee and I get this weird sensation that it goes down through my leg. What could it be?

I have pain inside my knee and I get this weird sensation that it goes down through my leg. What could it be?

Could be you knee or: If you have a history of back pain, even at your young age it could be sciatica!
However, assuming that's not the case, then usually you may have an acute versus chronic problem...acute if sudden onset, you're athletic, and catching sensation then could be meniscus tear. ..chronic if onset over weeks or months and then could be chondromalacia patella, a softening of cartilage on the knee cap. ...Read more

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A few weeks ago my knee got very painful when I kneel, now I have a constant pain on the inside of my knee that's is getting worst. What could this be?

Knee pain: It could be a few things. It could be what is called chondramalacia or wearing away of cartilage under the knee. It could be parapatellar bursitis, medial meniscus tear, or mild osteoarthritis. ...Read more

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Pain on the inside of right knee after running?

Pain on the inside of right knee after running?

Many causes: I have been a runner for years and knee pain can be brought on by numerous triggers- shoes need to be changed more often, stretching- too much or not enough, hereditary issues, under or over training, etc. If it continues, do not keep trying to run through it. See a dr. Who works with athletes- you may need some physical therapy, rest, or some other options. ...Read more

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What to do if I get this pain on the inside of my knee after I've crossed or folded my legs?

What to do if I get this pain on the inside of my knee after I've crossed or folded my legs?

Pain crossing leg: Don't cross your legs! . Little Dr. Humor here. Likely you are pinching nerve but discuss in more detail with your Dr. And show exactly how you cross, how long before pain comes on and how long it takes to go away. ...Read more

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I had a fall and my knee popped as I fell. I can't walk or fully extend my leg. I'd this an MCL tear? Pain on the inside of my knee.

More likely ACL Tear: Injury of the knee associated with a "pop" at the time of injury is most often associated with an injury to the anterior cruciate ligament. This injury is often associated with concurrent injuries to the menisci, which could explain the pain on the inside (medial) side of the knee. Bone bruising and injuries to to articular cartilage may also occur. I strongly recommend an orthopedic evaluation. ...Read more

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I have pain on inside of left knee when walking. The pain is only on the inside part of knee and there is no pain when sitting down. Any advice?

I have pain on inside of left knee when walking. The pain is only on the inside part of knee and there is no pain when sitting down. Any advice?

Many possibilities: The description isn't enough to be conclusive but these symptoms could be from bursitis, arthritis, meniscus year, or sprain/strain. See your doctor for an exam and treatment plan. Meanwhile, rest and ice may help. ...Read more

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I have been trying to loose weight, but I keep getting this bad pain on the inside of one knee when I try to run. What is it? Can I still loose wt?

Knee pain: Great job trying to loose weight. Running is a high impact activity and may be a poor choice if you have joint problems. Most likely you have a ligament or tendon problem, but need to be seen by your pcp for a knee exam. Physical therapy would also be advisable. If you still have knee pain, may consider and mri. Try swimming and diet and good luck! ...Read more

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Knee pops on the outside when I bent around 90degrees. I have constant pain inside of the knee also. What could it be? Is the pain linked to the pop?

Knee pops on the outside when I bent around 90degrees. I have constant pain inside of the knee also. What could it be? Is the pain linked to the pop?

Unstable knee.: It is possible that you have ruptured lateral collateral ligament of the knee. You need an MRI of the knee to be taken beside examination of the knee. See your doctor. May need referral to Ortho. ...Read more

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I cannot bend my knee all the way back, heel to but without pain and if I squat it hurts as well I feel a pain on the inside of the knee between wha?

I cannot bend my knee all the way back, heel to but without pain and if I squat it hurts as well I feel a pain on the inside of the knee between wha?

Need more info..: I am not fully sure of what you are asking, and more information might be needed. If you can bend your knee back to your rear, that is basically all the way, but if you cannot along with the other symptoms it appears you might have sprained a ligament on the inside of your knee and you should see your doctor for a full exam of your knee, like an Orthopedic doctor, to see how bad it is. Good luck ...Read more

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I have shooting pain on the inside of my knee when I am lying flat I can walk and sit with little discomfort I also have deteriorating disks in my low?

I have shooting pain on the inside of my knee when I am lying flat I can walk and sit with little discomfort I also have deteriorating disks in my low?

Back and/or knee: If the knee doesn't swell, get hot, red, click or lock (arrested during active extension or flexion) then look elsewhere for causation including pinched spinal nerves. Other nerve issues, including intrapelvic are also possible. If the pain is severe or you have trouble walking, even though painless, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I dislocated my knee cap 6 weeks ago. This was the 7th time. I have been experiencing a lot of pain on the inside of my knee. Is this normal?

I dislocated my knee cap 6 weeks ago. This was the 7th time. I have been experiencing a lot of pain on the inside of my knee. Is this normal?

Patellar dislocation: No, not normal to dislocate your patella. Also, the pain implies some damage to the soft tissue as well, likely medial patellofemoral ligament tearing. You may also have some cartilage damage as well. Check with your orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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I get a sharp pain on the inside of my knee only when kicking a soccer ball, I have no pain when putting weight on it or bending it, advice please?

I get a sharp pain on the inside of my knee only when kicking a soccer ball, I have no pain when putting weight on it or bending it, advice please?

Likely plica: Tissues in the knee right next to your knee cap can become swollen and inflamed. This will cause a pinching sharp pain on the inside of the knee cap with certain movements. This is very common with soccer. Try ice, Ibuprofen and some rest. It usually will pass. If symptoms change, such as it becomes painful to walk or bend, and swelling develops, then seek further evaluation. ...Read more