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Causes Of Swollen Right Knee
The back of my right knee has been very swollen for quite some time and is very firm to the touch. What could be the cause ?
Have pain in Right knee more painful when sitting with knee bent feel warm to touch appears swollen didn't hurt it in any way what cause this ?
After sitting for a while with my right leg tucked under mg right knee i stood up and my calf was red swollen and felt heavy. What can cause this?
Compressed veins: When you bend your leg underneath you can compress the veins behind your knee. This can cause the blood to back up into your calf. There is the chance that you may even form a blood clot. However, if the swelling resolved quickly then you are probably ok. If you have continued swelling and pain you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Hi! i've bin xperiencng pain in my right knee almost every month. only aspirin eases the pain.both legs are often swollen.wat cud b the cause? thanks!
This is only able 2-: -B diagnosed by hands on xam including Hx & imaging. There is a benign tumor usually Cn in kids, an osteoid osteoma, that is specific to complete relief from aspirin. Kids as young as 1 yr will learn the word aspirin, or pull mom 2 the medicine cabinet 4 aspirin. It's that specific, & a diagnostic sign 2 search 4 it. ...Read more
Possibly: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
I woke up 3 days ago and my right knee was swollen, it hasnt went down any & is very painful. I did not injure it. Any clue what's going on?
Strain, sprain: Ice and elevate it. If not improving see your doctor. ...Read more
My right knee started to grind and have a really sharp pain when i bend it it has been getting worres it not swollen ?
Have it evaluated: Have the knee evaluated then you will know the cause and how to resolve the problem. ...Read more
Some time I get a short thobbin pain in my right knee it appears swollen some time with a small knot in the back of the knee?
Bakers cyst: A bakers cyst can be found behind the knee. Half the time it is associated with a torn cartilage in the knee, half the time it just happens. It's like a hernia of the joint capsule in the back of the knee. Generally it gets larger when you're more active. Most are not painful unless they are very large and are pushing on something else or rupture. If it keeps bothering you, see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have sporadic, pain on the outside of my right knee, it is swollen and stiff and pops when i extend it after resting, it comes and goes every cpl wks?
Possible bursitis : It might be possible this is associated with bursitis which is an inflammation of an inside knee bursae( like a protective sac) which could be caused by injuries, overuse, infection or inflammatory disease. If you have suffered any injuries ligament or meniscus tear is another possibility, but for final determination it is good to be seen. Meds like Ibuprofen usually help. If not better get seen. ...Read more
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