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Distended Knee Cap
I heard something tear underneath my knee cap when I bent down to pick up a towel. It hurts bad! what happened?
I get a very acute pain on the surface of my knee cap. I can feel a small object under the surface of the skin that tends to move around.
Knee cap: If it is burstitis in front of your knee cap (not behind knee cap) then put hot towels on it and don't kneel or bend much. Use Motrin too. If it does not get better within a week have it checked out. Also i assume you have no foreign bodies under the skin from some accident. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Evaluate the Cause: The medical term for spur is "osteophyte". There are many causes for the focal bony overgrowth ranging from a traction osteophyte from high loads applied to the patella to osteoarthritic osteophytes. Typically, the treatment of the "spur" is not isolated, rather treatment is directed at the underlying reason the spur developed and thus could range from activity modification to rehab to surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Once in a while above my knee cap Has immense pain for a couple minutes. I'm a biker. It happened every other day and sporadically ?
Patellar shift: Consider patellofemoral syndrome or VMO weakness.Get a more detailed answer ›
My knee caps move around and grind when I walk. Also when I walk my knee caps seem to turn in. What is this?
Patellofemoral syndr: Patellofemoral syndrome is when the patella doesn't quite line ip on the bone and tends to pop over to the side or can give a sensation of grinding. There are some very good exercises that your dr. Can show you that usually will bring the patella back into alignment. I would see my doctor and see if physical therapy or home exercises might not help. Your doctor can recommend some. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ive been getting small bruisings on each inner side of both knee caps for almost two yrs now but never have hit , any suggestions on what it may be.?
Bruising: Go get it checked out.Get a more detailed answer ›
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