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Dull Ache Behind Knee
Knee and thigh pain: There are more than a couple things that can cause this. Your best first right thing to do is see a physician who will examine you and determine the cause and formulate a treatment plan . ...Read more
Knee pain: Sometimes a baker cyst can cuase pain in the back of knee. Also hamstrings attach near the buttocks and eun behind knee and can cuase problems. ...Read more
Decongestant : Most pain in or around an eye is from sinusitis or headache. Pain reliever and decongestant should relieve it. If not, or if it is getting worse, go see your doctor. It could also be due to an eye problem such an inflammation in (called uveitis) or around the eye. You need to see an eye doctor to really rule this out. ...Read more
Neuralgia: Such sharp,jabbing pains in that area are often due to neuralgia which is an irritable superficial nerve. This is more of a nuisance than anything serious and usually resolves without any specific treatment. However if symptoms persist or worsen, see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more
See physician: There are many and various illnesses which could cause pain in a knee. I can appreciate your concerned about your health, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the answer to your worries. Rec.: see your physician for physical, labs and imaging (if needed) or specialist referral. Take good care. ...Read more
Lower right abdominal pain, radiates to back and front of thigh. Constant sharp throbbing pain. Alleviates slightly when lay on left side. ?
Need Medical Checkup: Any pain in the abdomen which persists and is getting worse requires you to have a medical examination by your physician. If you have fever along with pain, then it is more urgent to see a doctor today. You may go to an ER unless your doctor can see you in his/her office today. Good luck. ...Read more
Been feeling like fluid in ears, throbbing pain too mostly right ear. Pain under right ear & RHS neck throbbing pain on right lymph node.
Painful ears: The symptoms you descrube warrant a visit to your dpctor or an urgebt care visit today if you cannot wait for an appointment. ...Read more
Doctor to evaluate: Pain, tenderness, or soreness in a testicle should always be examined by a doctor. The reason is that a guy's testicle can die if the testicle twists, thus twisting off the blood supply (called torsion). Other causes of testicle pain include doing sports without a jock strap, getting kicked in the groin, having a testicle infection, etc... Sometimes, an ultrasound scan is done to look for torsion. ...Read more
See below: There are several causes of low back pain and thigh pain. Problems with the hip joint can often cause back/buttock pain that radiates to the groin and thigh. Irriation to the lumbar nerve roots in the lower back can also cause leg pain. Thigh pain is often seen with irritation to the l2, l3, and/or occasionally L4 nerve roots. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ear pain left side. Pain accompanied by shooting aching shoulder pain. Can ear ache radiate like that?
Left sided abd. pain: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Other risk factors? ...Read more
29 f, prolactinoma not yet treated. Heavy leg today, asleep 4 min upon standing, dull ache/burn behind knee and weakness when walking. Could be DVT?
Be seen: There are a myriad of reasons for the symptoms you are describing, including vascular. You should be seen in order to evaluate these potential findings. Please promptly see a physician/health care provider. ...Read more
After standing for a while or when running, i get a dull ache behind my leg--in the tops of my calves, right under the back of my knees. Why?
Achilles Tendonitis: Probable achilles tendinitis which is stretching the tendon where it inserts on the heel. Try wearing a heel lift in your shoe or a slight heel to relax the tendon from its insertion. Ice, rest, topical irritants like icy hot or bengay can help to. If it doesn't get better visit your local doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Constant pain and dull ache on outer left calf and behind knee(popliteal area). Also, getting spasm on inner calf while at rest. Rest not helping?
Baker cyst or tendon: behind the knee suggest such things as a Baker cyst, bursitis, tendinitis, even consider a popliteus muscle syndrome to name a few. There are vascular structure, neurologic structures there. You need to see your physician and get an evaluation so one can decide which of these may be involved in these symptoms ...Read more
What could be wrong? I bend my knee with weight or move it to quick to the side i get sharp pain then a dull ache on the inside of my knee
My knee hurts but the upper part of it. When i bend it it hurts a lot and any other time its a dull ache, this is the first time it has hurt this much?
Keep getting pain in left leg from behind/side the knee down. No other feeling, just more like an ache. Notice it when I sit down only.
May be a cyst: You may have a popliteal cyst. These aren't generally dangerous. They can be detected on US, if the discomfort is very painful, I'd go in and have a physician's exam. ...Read more
Pain/dull aching of right knee when seated, or when bending of the right knee in any way. Usually fine when lying down or walking though?
See doctor: Sound like you have had some evaluation of this knee. Ask your doctor to refer you to orthopedic. Something has been missed here. Try that and let’s see if the problem can be found ...Read more
Im have knee pain and pain shooting down the leg. Was a dancer from 2 1/2 till 13 now 17. Dull ache with pain spikes occasionally able to walkish thou?
My wife (26 yrs old, 5' 4'', 130 lbs, excercises 3+ times a week) has recently been complaining of dull, aching pain in her hips, radiating down her thighs, and in her knees when she is tired. It seems to occur most often when she has been standing all da
What is your wife's: medical, family, social, sexual, surgical, pregnancy histories? Also what meds, allergies does she have? Is she pregnant now? Anyone standing all day will complain of postural weakness, unless they can sit also. So, please provide more history so we can help you better. Thanks! ...Read more
It is possible: A constant ache behind the knee can be due to many things including a popliteal artery aneurysm. Pain behind the knee is most commonly due to orthopedic problems such as a baker's cyst. An ultrasound can easily diagnose a baker's cyst or a popliteal artery aneurysm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
?Hernia ?Back Disc: Unlikely cancer! sometimes small groin hernias will push on nerves very early, before you can feel a lump, and cause the kind of pain that you're describing. Another possibility is a herniated disc in your back, pressing on the nerves to go to these areas. You need to see a physician to sort this out, may need x-rays, and perhaps even a referral to a specialist. Good luck and get well soon! ...Read more
Ache pain in my legs at night . It hurts a lot especially calves and behind knees . Any suggestions ?
Maybe cramps....: I agree with your primary dr.'s answer, but two things also need be considered. Phlebitis is more active at night because of dehydration and immbolity. And the veins of your leg cross behind your knee at the upper calf level. Then finally, a baker's cuyst may be presentm but can be excluded by ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Throbbing & aching pain behind & the side of my knee that travels down to my ankle; for about 3 weeks now.
Needs eval : You may have a bakers cyst but the big question is why. Would see an ortho ...Read more
Swollen glads or lympnodes behind left knee constant ache but only real pain if kneel on it ? Been like four months ?
Needs to be checked: You have had these symptoms for four months.I suggest you consult your doctor to find out what is causing the constant pain.It is unusual to have swollen glands behind knee and that needs to be checked as well.You need to have examination after a detailed history.And may need other tests like MRI and blood tests etc,to make a diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Hyperextended knee 2 months ago. Still feels tight behind knee and sore, especially after doing activity. What could be going on?
Chronic tear: With hyperextension, you could have partially torn a tendon, muscle, or ligament around the knee. Here is a link to potential injuries. http://www.physioadvisor.com.au/7660150/knee-pain-knee-injury-diagnosis-physioadvisor.htm I personally recommend massage therapy with physical therapy for chronic pain syndromes. If this doesn't work, you will need a more in depth evaluation. ...Read more
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