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Behind My Knee Problems
When I sit down "criss-cross-applesauce" I get a pain on the right side (behind my knee). It happens if I land wrong too. Can this be a problem?
Possible: Pain behind the knee can be from tendons, hamstrings especially, which insert onto the back of the knee or possibly a Bakers" Cyst which can "pop out" from the knee. It is the synovial lining of your knee. Less likely would be a blood clot, but this would not come and go and it would be associated with swelling. ...Read more
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.
Played vball the other day, came down wrong on a jump, pain behind my knee&front under my knee cap. Noticeable swelling,what might the problem be? Thx
Could B a patellar-: -subluxation or instability, also this leads 2 chondromalacia under the patella, mal-alignment can cause it also. If U R exceptionally tall, Marfan's is also possible & can B Dx'd with blood test & genetic makeup shows this in the blood. U should get into C a fellowship trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
Hi, I have pulling the muscle kind of pain behind my knee. muscle behind my knee, calf and shin are all sensitive to the touch. recurring problem and?
Hi im simply askin for help for some problem ive been having behind my knee, it very itchy , red rash like bumps that hurt to and sting , pleasw help!
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
Could be: a Bakers cyst but get checked out to get examined ...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?
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