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Behind My Knee Sensitivity
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
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
Burning pain when standing on inner/medial behind knee. Not middle behind knee, inner behind knee. Likeliness of nerve (saphenous?) Or clot?
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?
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?
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.
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp pain on knee cap and below when went running, woke up and now swelling in front and behind knee and can't fully bend it, what is it?
The outer part of my ear and behind my ear and going down my neck hurt. No pain in the ear. Hurts to touch behind the ear.?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible infection: Concerning for infection: possibly of the prepatellar bursa. Hallmarks for infection are: hot, red, swollen, painful. If it isnt getting better would go in to be seen. ...Read more
I have pain on the bone behind my ears? It really hurts and sensitive to touch. Left ear behind on the bone hurts the most it's achy
Sudden knee pain; noticeable swelling; no injury; just below r kneecap follows around to the inside side of knee and goes behind knee. What can it be?
Pain followed by : Swelling means injury/tear.C ur doc for an evaluation. ...Read more
Sudden pain behind my knee that radiates around the inner side of my knee to the front of the knee below the kneecap on the inner side. Burning sensat?
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
Serve left knee pain knee swollen also size of very large orange swollen just below left kneecap..slight swollen to right of left knee cap ?
My right knee feels like I have a rubberband in front of the knee it's stiff cracks, clunks it's also a bit painful behind the knee slightly right?
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