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Causes Of Tingling In Left Knee
Since three days, I get a tingling under my left knee that lasts for a few seconds every minute or so. What shouldi do?
I have a weird tingling sensation on my upper left knee. (recently overextended my back and have a little bit of pain in lower back, if that helps)?
Neuropathy: Hi, the nerves that supply function to the lower extremities travel from the lower spine down the legs. It is possible for a disk in between vertebrae to become injured and press on a nerve as it exits the spine. The sensation of nerve pain is often described as pins and needles or burning pain. I suggest you see your doctor soon for evaluation and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more
I feel a tingling sensation on my left knee, I had fell a couple a months ago scraped it on the road and never really disinfected, what could it be?
Irritation of: A superficial cutaneous nerve more than likely. If you have redness, swelling, warmth you may have infection. Little bits of gravel sometimes get in there and are hard to get rid of (the white blood cells cannot digest them) If you suspect that there is a smouldering infection or bits of road gravel still in there have it looked at. If the the tingling does not resolve have it looked at ...Read more
I've had a constant tingling/pain feeling in my left knee at first & now the full leg for a month. It wakes me up through the night & lasts all day. Ms?
MS: It does not sound like ms. I would see a doctor as it could be a neve problem originating from your spine if it is now effecting your whole leg. ...Read more
Sharp jolt of pain and muscle contraction on the left knee on the left side. Following this from knee down tingling and an achy pain.
I just stood up from lying on the sofa and I suddenly have a tingling feeling in my left knee/knee cap when walking. I can walk normally and it bends?
Pain, numbness, tingling sensation and weakness in the left arm and legs. More weakness in the left knee. Help please.
Go to the ER now: Localized or unilateral (symptoms on one side of the body) numbness, weakness and tingling is concerning for an evolving neurological problem. People with these symptoms require emergent evaluation and should not attempt to drive a car. Let a family member, friend or ambulance do the transporting. ...Read more
Pain in back of left knee, calf, hamstring & buttock. Tingling/numbness in heel. Gets worse seated. No swelling or discoloration. Ican still exercise?
I am experiencing pain behind my left knee (especially toward the outside), as well as tingling in my foot and outside of calf (3 days). So far no swelling, heat, or redness. I tried ice and putting the leg up but it didn't help much.?
Nerve entrapment?: The outer side of the knee is whet the peroneal nerve can become injured/irritated and could cause foot and calf tingling/numbness/nerve pain although there are a variety of other causes e.g. pinched nerve from spine, local knee or calf problem, or the more potentially serious deep vein thrombosis. Recommend urgent medical assessment by doctor to have exam and run tests to diagnos. All the best ...Read more
Hi! Starting in august my left knee became really sore, but now, my arms, legs, spine and fingers are tingling. Why? And pain medicine + ice =no help.
Cyst: A meniscal cyst may do what you are describing unusual for a knee to swell only on one side. ...Read more
Nerve: If you inadvertently 'bumped' your knee or have been on your knees washing a floor etc. U can irritate the knee bursa and sometimes the infrapatellar branch of the saphenous nerve. This will cause an area of numbness on'top ' of the knee or just below the kneecap. Usually transient, it should resolve spontaneously in next few wks. If it doesn't see pcp. Gl! ...Read more
I have pain in my left knee when I try to straighten it it feels like it's going over a bump what could cause this.?
I slipped, landed on my left knee about a month and a half ago. Only pain now occurs when I am kneeling on my knees. What could cause this?
Visit the: Orthopedist to find out. Some possibilities include patellar tendonitis or a tear in this tendon. You may have fractured the patella itself. When you kneel you are obviously putting more strain on the knee. 6 weeks is a long time to still have pain - the longer one waits to treat things sometimes can cause more damage. ...Read more
I have had an intermittent sensation of a cold, wet spot just below my left knee, on the outer side. Not actually wet, just feels that way. Causes?
Sensation: When people describe things with warm or cold or wet or burning, I usually think about the cause as something neurological in nature, such as a pinched nerve or compressed nerve somewhere. Especially if you have not had any trauma to your knee. Sounds like you need to get an an evaluation from your doctor. ...Read more
Displaced Meniscus: Most likely a meniscus that is torn and flipped into the joint preventing the knee from moving. These tears are called bucket handle meniscus tears, and usually require urgent arthroscopic surgical intervention is needed. Other causes include a loose piece of cartilage/bone that could have broken off and caught in between the bones, and arthritis. If locking is frequent, see your orthopedist. ...Read more
What could cause pain on the outside of my left knee? Especially hard going up steps or getting up from a seat.
Patellofemoral: Syndrome (pfs) would be my first guess. It sounds like you may have some arthritis in your knee and pfs which causes poor tracking in the femoral groove. This is often noticed after sitting for a while or and going up stairs. Recommend physical exam, xray, and physical therapy for quad strengthening and functional modification for long term benefit. Hope that helps! ...Read more
I have a weird sensation in my left knee, like it is wet and cold, but it isn't. What in the world could cause that?
Complex: The weird sensation on the side of your knee sound like paresthesia. This means abnormal sensations, often related to some nerve issues. This can be related to sitting in an unusual position or with some pressure on the nerve that part of the knee, usually associated with some numbness and tingling as well. Other causes may include other injuries in the area. But if bothering you best is to see md. ...Read more
What's the cause behind having pain in your left knee only? Been having it since I was a little tll now, it just comes goes whenever it wants too...
Prob prior injury: You were probably very active & injured a ligament or tore cartilage in your left knee when you were younger. Now, certain factors coincide to make it hurt: overuse, fatigue, certain activities, mild re-injury. It might worsen as you age, and cross-training will be your best bet: you can run (a bit), but also bike, walk, swim, & in general avoid activities that involve repetition and high impact ...Read more
See details: You figure out the cause by consulting a rheumatologist or orthopedist. ...Read more
Causes for intermittent pain above and right of left knee area electric shock-like pain lasting 10-40 sec. Each episode.?
Intermittent pain: A thorough neurologic work up should be carried out to ensure that the sensory saphenous nerve is not entrapped. The lower back should be examined as well to rule out any discogenic source of the pain; finally check and make sure that there is no systemic reasons such as diabetes and/or thyroid disease. ...Read more
Lil lump on the left side of ny left knee, was told I hit it cause that's how it looks, 2 weeks now and now smaller ones are appearing around it?
Orthopedic surgeon: Multiple lumps on the side of your knee is most unusual and I recommend that you have an examination by an orthopedic surgeon for diagnosis. ...Read more
My left knee cramped a couple minutes ago. And now it still hurt when I walk and stand up. What's the cause of this and when will the pain go away?
More info needed: The cramping sensation you feel may be from cramping in your calf or thigh muscle with pain referred to your knee. To prevent cramping, make sure to stay well hydrated and stretch after exercise. If you have pain just directly in your knee, this could be many things including ligament or meniscal injuries. To know if you have injury to your knee you will need to have it examined by a doctor ...Read more
I'm trying to find out what would cause my left knee and thigh area to swell. Pretty big difference from the r.Side and there is a slight ache. 54yold?
Possible cause of pain in left knee, when swelling only occurs under and to the bottom of knee cap, with heat present?
Tendonitis: Tendonitis is common below the kneecap. Ice is good to decrease swelling. VMO exercises also helpful to prevent further issues. ...Read more
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