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Hole In Knee Cap
Yes at times: Menicus tears can be painful but some can settle down and be tolerable for years if smaller. People complain of difficulty squatting, twisting, getting up from chairs or toilets, going up and especially down stairs, sometimes sleeping and turning in bed hurts or touching your knees together in bed hurts. Injections of cortisone can give temporary relief, arthroscopy and menisectomy is the fix. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I twisted my rt knee bowling. It hurts below the knee cap and behind the knee with pain generating up the thigh and down to foot,bruise under knee?
Knee pain on left side, under knee cap to the touch. The knee is tight and hurts to bend. Especially going down stairs. It is swollen above knee cap.
Go see PCP: Your symptoms of pain, swelling, tenderness, and decreased range of motion are suggestive of inflammation. It can be as benign as a tendinitis if you recently did some strenuous exercising, or more serious if you are having fevers (it can be sign of infection or gout). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hyperextended knee w/ a couple of cracks during a soccer game.Leg locked & someone pushed me.Pain in the inner & outer knee.Can't fully extend my knee?
Have knee arthritus, i wear a sleeve with a hole for kneecap.Can this hole shift my kneecap out of place?
No: The brace that you are describing is called a patellar sleeve brace. It is usually used to aid in patellofemoral problems and would not be likely to cause any type of patellar subluxation in and of itself. Make sure you understand how to put it on correctly if you are going to try it. Thanks. ...Read more
Burning pain when standing on inner/medial behind knee. Not middle behind knee, inner behind knee. Likeliness of nerve (saphenous?) Or clot?
Outside left knee pain, pain is near kneecap, unable to bear weight or bend, acl reconstruction in 02?
Outer knee pain: Any injury? May be meniscus degeneration, tendinitis , stress fracture ( if active), or tibial plateau fracture. Try NSAIDs,ice 15 minutes on 45 minutes off 3-4 x/day, elevate, kinesiotape over sore spot ,crutches for a few days and of course follow up with ortho as need xray to check for subtle fracture and may need 3 phase bone scan if still concerned about stress fracture with negative xray ...Read more
Feels tight behind knee cap on lt. leg. Feels like metal knee brace on sides of knee, and femur pushing down hard on tibia. Knee cracks when turning.
Compartment syndrome: Get an immediate orhtopedic evaluationGet a more detailed answer ›
Tendinitis: Sounds like you are describing patellar tendinits. ...Read more
Can i walk around with a torn hamstring also was cartridge in my joint in a torn ligament all in the same right knee?
Depends: I did not appreciate the full nature of your condition, you should certainly be checked. People with hamstring injuries can heal without surgery and many times patients can walk through the process. The ligament and cartilage nature of the injury described depends on the actual structures involved and the associated displacement, stability, etc. Thank you for your question. ...Read more
See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
I felt a pop in my knee when cleaning floors. Inner thigh muscle popped out then in. Continuous pain from hip to knee. MRI shows nothing wrong knee. ?
Root tear: Yes a tear of the meniscus root is a tear. This is often repaired to preserve the function of the meniscus. You can search for meniscus root tear and find several images online as well as the repair. ...Read more