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Random ache behind knee when laying down or walking what could this be?

Random ache behind knee when laying down or walking what could this be?

Baker cyst or tendon: behind the knee suggest such things as a Baker cyst, bursitis, tendinitis, even consider a popliteus muscle syndrome to name a few. There are vascular structure, neurologic structures there. You need to see your physician and get an evaluation so one can decide which of these may be involved in these symptoms ...Read more

Dr. Frederick Buechel
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Knee Pain (Definition)

Knee pain is a clinical finding in which the joint (where the bones meet) of the knee is painful to move. This can occur with Injury, arthritis, crystal build up in joints, ...Read more


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Leg ache from knee down almost a restless feeling but quite strong pain happens about 1 to 2 times a week ?

Leg ache from knee down almost a restless feeling but quite strong pain happens about 1 to 2 times a week 
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Varicose veins?: If the ache is most noticeable when you have been on your feet for an especially long time during the day, varicose veins could certainly be one of the possible causes for your symptoms. If you have some very prominent visible veins, it is worth it to see a vein specialist/phlebologist. If you have some visible veins that aren't very prominent, you might want to try compression stockings. ...Read more

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I'm a dancer but switched careers to sit at a desk all day, legs hurt and feel aches in knees. Feels like I need 2 straighten legs if bent for 2 long.?

I'm a dancer but switched careers to sit at a desk all day, legs hurt and feel aches in knees. Feels like I need 2 straighten legs if bent for 2 long.?

You do.: Recent studies have shown that sitting for long periods is detrimental to your health. Get up and walk, do some lunges or squats or do a yoga stretch with some deep breathing every hour. Get a standing work-station. ...Read more

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Aching behind knees at night. Have a superficial varicose vein. Could that be causing it? Worried it may be PAD, and I'm about to start oral BC.

Aching behind knees at night. Have a superficial varicose vein. Could that be causing it? Worried it may be PAD, and I'm about to start oral BC.

See Vein Specialist.: It is very unlikely that you would have PAD at 25 years old. The varicose vein may be a source of your problem but because you have a vein does not mean that it is causing problems. See a vein specialist for a venous evaluation before starting OBC pills. ...Read more

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Long time wear heavy high heels shoe at work.started feeling discomfort,mild ache in knees.can it be a start of a serious condition?should I get xray?

Long time wear heavy high heels shoe at work.started feeling discomfort,mild ache in knees.can it be a start of a serious condition?should I get xray?

A foot doctor is: a good person to see for this situation. Catch it now before it gets worse. Be a clean person who treats others the way she would like to be treated. This is far better than wearing high heels. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Whats a good over-the-counter knee brace to help in knee aches or knee tendonitis?

Whats a good over-the-counter knee brace to help in knee aches or knee tendonitis?

Simplest?: The most simple answer is a cho-pat strap, which can be found online. More sophisticated devices need proper fitting. ...Read more

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Lateral right knee ache,vit d level is 17,should vit d tablet be taken?can this level of vit d cause muscle ache in knee?

Lateral right knee ache,vit d level is 17,should vit d tablet be taken?can this level of vit d cause muscle ache in knee?

The lower limit: of normal vitamin D is about 20 ng/ml so your level is a little low. But it is probably not low enough to cause many symptoms. And usually the muscle and bone pain would be more generalized. I suspect your lateral knee pain is due to a strain/sprain. Check with your doctor about vitamin D supplements; but do try to get more fish/salmon, tuna, sardines or cod liver oil. Or fortified yogurt or milk! ...Read more

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I have leg pain twice a week ish from knee down walking doesn't help or resting im 28 male its a dull ache from knee down mainly on the front and both legs?

I have leg pain twice a week ish from knee down walking doesn't help or resting im 28 male its a dull ache from knee down mainly on the front and both legs?

Depends on Cause: There are many causes of leg pain. It could be something as simple as your foot wear.L if you run on a regular basis and suddenly increased your training it could be anything from shin splints to stress fractures. Muscular strains/overuse can cause this-may need to stretch more. Are you on your feet all day? Foot wear and the surface you work on could result in cumulative stress. Get it checked. ...Read more

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I injured my leg from a heavy impact fall.Didn't do rehab for it. Can i complete rehab 2 years later? Slight ache in knee and hip, have full motion.

I injured my leg from a heavy impact fall.Didn't do rehab for it. Can i complete rehab 2 years later? Slight ache in knee and hip, have full motion.

Yes: With complaints of pain, loss of function, and psychological distress, you need a physician to guide your care. Physical therapy can help by teaching you strengthening activities, joint care, and giving you hope. Sometimes an injury lasts longer that the bruise or fracture, but that is what rehabilitation is all about. Look for a physiatrist. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Levin
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