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Why behind my right knees the inner causes pain?

Why behind my right knees the inner causes pain?

Get checked: Without a proper exam of the rash it would be difficult to give the best answer. Consider sending us a picture ...Read more

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I feel tightness behind my knee and some pain in the inner side of my knee. My knee pops or cracks with each step I take. Stairs hurt near patella.

I feel tightness behind my knee and some pain in the inner side of my knee. My knee pops or cracks with each step I take.  Stairs hurt near patella.

Hard to say: It is hard to give you an answer without a proper physical exam. Possible etiologies include inflammation of the joint, bursa or tendon. Try elevating and resting the knew for a few days - if the problem persists you need to see a physician. ...Read more

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Can knee joint pain hurt behind my knee? Got a bulge there.

Can knee joint pain hurt behind my knee? Got a bulge there.

Baker's cyst: Swelling behind knee may be baker's cyst. Knee responds to injury/irritation with increased joint fluid production. Such as meniscal tear of cartilage injury. This increased joint fluid can accumulate as a cyst behind the knee which can be painful. Think of the cyst as a manifestation of problems elsewhere in the knee. ...Read more

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My right knee keeps clicking and occasionally locking slightly after some sports i recently done. It also has sharp shooting pains behind my knee cap.

My right knee keeps clicking and occasionally locking slightly after some sports i recently done. It also has sharp shooting pains behind my knee cap.

Common problem : Many people that practice sports and present similar symptoms suffer of patellofemoral syndrome caused most likely by muscle imbalance that creates stress in the posterior patella. Treatment is based on position and strengthening exercises/ Physical therapy. If not successful joint injection might be tried. Consult with your PCP or Orthopedist specialist. ...Read more

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I'm having pain in my right knee, when i straighten my leg it feels as my knee "locks up" and has a loud painful pop behind my kneecap.

I'm having pain in my right knee, when i straighten my leg it feels as my knee "locks up" and has a loud painful pop behind my kneecap.

Knee: As age continues there is problem of knee cap gliding smoothly along groove in tibia. Normal is smooth as glass gliding over ice. Time creates changes undersurface knee cap as well as muscular imbalance. Generally hamstrings tight which can also affect low back. Called patello-femoral syndrome. Some injures over years lead to this. A good physician or physical therapist can make definitive diag. ...Read more

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I have- joint knee problem specially my right knee its hard to bend?

I have- joint knee problem specially my right knee its hard to bend?

Meniscus tear: You probably have locking in you knee joint caused by internal derangement of the structure of your knee. Usually, plain old arthritis does not cause this type of complaint, so you may need an MRI to more specifically define your problem; and then help to direct the therapy that will fix your knee pain and limited range of motion. ...Read more

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Have sharp pain in my knee and hip and my knee throbs. My knee gives out on my somethimes to?

Have sharp pain in my knee and hip and my knee throbs. My knee gives out on my somethimes to?

Have it evaluated: There are several possible causes for knee. If the knee truly buckles, it could be a tear. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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What can cause sharp pain behind my knee when skateboarding?

What can cause sharp pain behind my knee when skateboarding?

Commonly Tendinitis: While there can be many cause of pain in the back of the knee and full evaluation may be necessary to be sure, mostly commonly if you a skateboarding a lot -- you may be experiencing a repetitive use injury and commonly that is a result of tendons becoming inflammed. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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I have pain on my ankle right behind my medial malleolus and my ankle will click when moving my foot what could be the problem?

I have pain on my ankle right behind my medial malleolus and my ankle will click when moving my foot what could be the problem?

A few things: Behind th e medial malleolus is the posterior tibial tendon. You may have tendonitis of this tendon, this is more common in someone who's arch lowers or pronated when standing. Ankle clicking can be due to the peroneal tendons snapping out of their groove or retinaculum, (the structures that keep it in place), other times it may just be gas escaping from the capsule. ...Read more

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What is causing this knee paint? Pain started around right inner knee and now it's behind the knee when sitting.

Pain : Pain around the inner knee could be a meniscal tear. It can cause pain in the back of the knee because the posterior or back part of the meniscus is in the back of the knee. Also, if you have a tear and have an effusion or fluid in the knee, that fluid can leak out the back of the knee and form a baker's cyst and cause pain behind the knee. If the pain doesn't go away you may need an mri. ...Read more

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Burning pain when standing on inner/medial behind knee. Not middle behind knee, inner behind knee. Likeliness of nerve (saphenous?) Or clot?

Burning pain when standing on inner/medial behind knee. Not middle behind knee, inner behind knee. Likeliness of nerve (saphenous?) Or clot?

Nerve pain: Hi, nerve pains are usually burning form, the way you are describing it, it sounds more like nerve compression pain. If you have swelling of the Calf, a Doppler ultrasound would be helpful to make sure there is no blood clot ...Read more

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Sharp pains behind right thigh down past my knee. Knee not swelling, can't put weight on it. Feels like fire in back of leg. Hip replaced 2007?

Sharp pains behind right thigh down past my knee.  Knee not swelling, can't put weight on it.  Feels like fire in back of leg.  Hip replaced 2007?

Nerve irritation: You may have lumbosacral nerve root irritation and the right hip replacement may or may not have anything to do with these new symptoms. Please have it evaluated by a family physician and a specialist inrehabilitation medicine. ...Read more

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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

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I have pain in my right knee, just above the knee cap to the left ?

I have pain in my right knee, just above the knee cap to the left
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Patellar tendinitis: Patellar tendinitis, mistracking your patella, in the patello-femoral groove. Have it checked out! ...Read more

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Inner pain in my knees?

Inner pain in my knees?

Needs hx. and physi: See you doctor for an appropriate history and physical exam. There are many, many causes. ...Read more

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My sciatic nerve is causing severe pain down my right thigh and behind my knee, today I've noticed tingling in my right foot. No known injury. ?

My sciatic nerve is causing severe pain down my right thigh and behind my knee, today I've noticed tingling in my right foot. No known injury. ?

Get treatment: If it has not resolved within a few days, go see your primary care physician. Most likely pain meds, activity modification and some therapy will get rid of this. If not, you should get an MRI and see a spine specialist. ...Read more

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I twisted my rt knee bowling. It hurts below the knee cap and behind the knee with pain generating up the thigh and down to foot,bruise under knee?

I twisted my rt knee bowling.  It hurts below the knee cap and behind the knee with pain generating up the thigh and down to foot,bruise under knee?

See medical provider: A twisting injury to your knee can be a number of things from a sprain to arthritis flair up or cartilage tearing. See a medical provider for an evaluation with X-rays. You may also need an MRI to look for ligament or cartilage tearing. ...Read more