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Can a bunion cause tingling in back of knee and down?

Can a bunion cause tingling in back of knee and down?

Not Likely: Most bunions will cause pain at the first metatarsal joint. If pain is causing you to limp or change gait, it is possible to have knee and leg pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


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What can cause tightness, tingling, and slight pain behind the knees?

What can cause tightness, tingling, and slight pain behind the knees?

Bakers Cyst: behind the knee will present in this way. (pain, tightness and tingling) If the tingling or pain progresses then seek immediate care. rarely a vascular occlusion or compartment syndrome can produce these symptoms. Even less common is this an early symptom of AIDP (in which case progressive weakness would ensue) Orthopedic injury is typically more painful ...Read more

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Stinging or tingling in the elbows and knees is usually caused by what?

Stinging or tingling in the elbows and knees is usually caused by what?

Inflamation: If the tingling is localized, it is likely local pathology of joints or soft tissues around the joint. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what causes tightness, tingling, and slight pain behind the knees?

Can anyone tell me what causes tightness, tingling, and slight pain behind the knees?

Popliteal cysts?: Fluid in the knee joint can result in cysts forming behind the knee. While this might be uncommon, it could relate to your symptoms. See a rheumatologist or an ortho. ...Read more

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What would cause very localized tingling in outer knee cap? The sensation happens when I bend inward or outward.

What would cause very localized tingling in outer knee cap? The sensation happens when I bend inward or outward.

Localized tingling in outer knee cap: Have you ever had an injury of the knee, such as in a MVA, or a bad fall, other similar event? have you seen a Dr? have you had imaging studies of the knee? The lesion you are describing is related to a cartilage loss, which an MRI should confirm. I would take an anti-inflammatory medication, Duloxetine 30 mg./ twice a day. Works for pain, depression, and fibromialgia, you may add Aleve (naproxen) 1 x 2/day ...Read more

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Possible causes of sudden knee swelling on the outside of the knee. No pain. Slight tingling sensation. Wasn't injured. Feels like it needs to pop?

Possible causes of sudden knee swelling on the outside of the knee. No pain. Slight tingling sensation. Wasn't injured. Feels like it needs to pop?

Knee Pain: Pain on the outside of the knee is not very specific. Is that the only symptom ? Some people have a plica which is folding of the tissue within the lining (synovium) of the knee. It will sometimes cause a catching or popping sensation above the joint line. It is a difficult diagnosis to make unless you can reproduce it in the physician's office. I would monitor it and if it bothers you call md. ...Read more

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What causes tingling in leg from knee down to foot?

What causes tingling in leg from knee down to foot?

Irritated nerve: Often sciatic nerve pinching or paroneal nerve pinching causes this. Neuological examination and EMG may be needed. ...Read more

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Can a knee brace cause tingling in that foot?

Can a knee brace cause tingling in that foot?

Yes: If you are causing too much pressure around the knee, you can push on the sensory nerves that give you sensation around your foot. Usually it is pressure on the outside of the knee near your fibular head where your superficial peroneal nerve is located. ...Read more

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Tingling from hands to elbows n feet to knees. What can cause that?

Nerve compression: Some kind od pressure on superficial nerves could cause that. Could be at wrist like eatly carpet tunnel. That does not affect legs. Need to see a doc if it occurrs daily. ...Read more

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Osteoarthritis in left knee, can it cause numbess and tingling from knee down to foot?

Osteoarthritis in left knee, can it cause numbess and tingling from knee down to foot?

Numb leg: This would be unusual. Get xrays of your back to make sure you do not have arthritis in your back with a pinched nerve causing the symptoms in your leg. ...Read more