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Behind My Knee Pressure
I have pain behind my knee. It hurts to straighten, put pressure, lift my leg, and i'm limping. What do I need to do to alleviate this problem.
Help pls..Should i seek pro. Help if behind my knee hurts wen i bend it, put pressure, and walk? Pain began several days ago.
Yes : These symptoms sound very amenable to seeing a professional, getting a prompt diagnosis, and will likely help you feel better much sooner. ...Read more
I have a bad strain behind my knee, i can't bend my leg and when i walk i can't put any pressure on it without hurting, what should I do?
I feel pressure in the back of my right leg. There is swelling behind my knee and a mild tingling in my right foot. Whatshould i do?
Get it checked!!!: Get examined because several there are conditions such as a baker's cyst that can present themselves in the back of the knee and pinch a nerve to cause tingling in the toes. You also have to rule out a more serious clot (dvt). Examination and tests such as an ultrasound (doppler) would be used to diagnose. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Baker's cyst: By far the most common cause for pain in this location is a benign baker's cyst. These sit between the hamstring muscle/ tendon group and the calf (gastrocsoleus) muscles. Most common cause iskneearthritis w/ a degenerative meniscus ( cartilage) tear. The tear can cause a rent in the knee joint capsule and allow joint fluid to escape into the back of the knee and form the cyst. ...Read more
My knee started to feel like it needs to pop a day ago. I tried kicking etc to try and make it pop.but wont. There's pain behind my knee.what do i do?
Tendon : It depends. There tendons and muscles that insert there, and you may have an injury. If it worsens or doesn't show improvement over the next several days, you can visit your doctor for a more thorough evaluation. ...Read more
Lymph nodes?: Painful bumps behind the knee could be lymph nodes, which generally appear in response to local inflammation or infection, below that knee for example, like in the shin, calf or foot. If there's no infection or inflammation evident, or if they've been there for more than two weeks, you need to see a local doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Se orthopedist: There could be many reasons for pain behind the knee. A pulse would imply a possible vascular source such as an aneurysm of an artery. A knee popliteal cyst or mass may also manifest itself in the back of the knee. Other common causes include tendinitis, early arthritis/wear/tear, ligament injury or meniscus tear. Low back pain may also radiate to the back of the knee. See an orthopedist. ...Read more