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When i bend or stretch my left leg in the back of my leg does hurt where the knee is. Back of my knee pain?

When i bend or stretch my left leg in the back of my leg does hurt where the knee is. Back of my knee pain?

Nonspecific: There are several possible causes of this, including a sprain of the knee, possibly a cyst in the back of the knee, cartilage injury, etc. Conservative treatment with progressive activity and anti-inflammatory meds is reasonable. See a physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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The back of my knee hurts when running?

The back of my knee hurts when running?

Knee pain: A possiblilty is a "bakers cyst". If the is a bulge behind you knee, associated with discomfort, see your friendly orthopod. ...Read more

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The back of my knee hurts when running?

The back of my knee hurts when running?

Knee pain: This can be related to "wear and tear" arthritis, meniscal stress/tears but usually there is a history of trauma, or rarely, especially if there is a mass behind the knee related to a baker's cyst. Stopping running for a short period to see if it resolves can be helpful information. Primary care and/or sports medicine is appropriate if you are a person who really wants to be able to keep running. ...Read more

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Ihave bruise on the back of my leg above and below the knee. I have pain on the outside of my knee and hurt it running in sports.

Ihave bruise on the back of my leg above and below the knee. I have pain on the outside of my knee and hurt it running in sports.

Bruises can occur: in the legs without very much of an injury/without remembering what the injury was. They generally get better within a few days. Hot water bottle can speed resorption of blood. ...Read more

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How come the back of my knee hurt?

How come the back of my knee hurt?

See details: There are several causes for pain in the back of knee. See a doctor and have the issue evaluated. An orthopedist would be a good choice. ...Read more

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I have sharp knee pain from the top of my knee to the bottom of my knee, the pain goes straight down the middle and does not occur on the outer parts.

I have sharp knee pain from the top of my knee to the bottom of my knee, the pain goes straight down the middle and does not occur on the outer parts.

An exam: More history and an MRI would go a long way to identifying the cause. A visit to your medical doctor, rehab doc, orthopedic doc all could help you. ...Read more

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When I bend my right knee and pull my foot to my buttocks I have sharp/twisting pain inside of the middle of my knee.

When I bend my right knee and pull my foot to my buttocks I have sharp/twisting pain inside of the middle of my knee.

Sounds like: an effusion (fluid) in the joint and internal derangement is possible ( torn meniscus) As long as it doesn't bother you with your level of ACTIVITY! If it does...see an orthopedist or Sports Medicine Doctor! MRI may be next "step" Hope this helps DR Z ...Read more

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The sides of my knee is hurting.

The sides of my knee is hurting.

Not enough info: There isn't enough info here to provide you with specific guidance. However if the pain is very severe or chronic - please let your parents know so that you can be medically evaluated. Take care. ...Read more

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Heard a pop behind my knee. Sharp pain in the middle of the back of my knee.

Heard a pop behind my knee. Sharp pain in the middle of the back of my knee.

Activity?: What activity were you doing when the pop occurred? It could be a rupture of a Baker's cyst (benign cyst that occurs behind the knee) or it could be a ligament rupture which is more serious. Is the knee swollen or feel like it's going to give out? I would elevate, rest and ice the knee for the next 24 hours and if it's no better see your doctor or urgent care. ...Read more

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I have pain in the outside middle of my right foot that travels back and around my ankle and today up the back of my leg to my knee. ?

I have pain in the outside middle of my right foot that travels back and around my ankle and today up the back of my leg to my knee.  ?

Read below: This sounds like a sprain or tendonitis to the foot. An x-ray will rule out a fracture or a lis-franc ligament sprain to the foot. Either way, you should see your podiatrist early this week to get proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Extreme right ankle pain but didn't injure it. Pain on the front part of the bone and shoots up the outside of my leg almost to my knee.

Ankle pain: Sounds like a referred nerve pain from a compression most likely in your lumbar spine region. Have it assessed by ortho or neuro. Good luck ...Read more

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I have excruciating pain along top of my left thigh, starts from top of hip and is worse above my knee. Also sore around outer side of the knee. ?

I have excruciating pain along top of my left thigh,  starts from top of hip and is worse above my knee.  Also sore around outer side of the knee.  ?

Pain: The pain is likely related to irritaition to your tensor fascia latae and illioitbial band. This is the muscle and fascia that keep your glutes and quads together. The band can get strained. ...Read more

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The back of my feet hurts from middlle to the back my feet?

The back of my feet hurts from middlle to the back my feet?

Plantar fascitis: Sounds like plantar fascitis, associated with arch pain and the heel. Calf stretches and supportive arch supports and shoes will aid in reducing the pain. If it continues, seek your local podiatrist for an evaluation and possibly more advanced therapies. ...Read more

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Numbness in the front of my leg. Above my knee to my hip?

Numbness in the front of my leg. Above my knee to my hip?

Calvin Klein syndrom: This sounds like meralgia paresthetica, also known as "calvin klein syndrome." the problem is caused by the nerve that provides the feeling to the skin of your thigh getting pinched by a tight wasteband. This can happen with super-tight clothes (super models wearing calvin kleins) or with a large belly overlapping the waste-line. The solution is to reduce the pressure on the waste. ...Read more

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Whenever I run my knee starts to hurt. It's my right leg and it hurts kind of under my knee cap a little on the LEFT side of my knee on my RIGHT knee.

Whenever I run my knee starts to hurt. It's my right leg and it hurts kind of under my knee cap a little on the LEFT side of my knee on my RIGHT knee.

Orthopedic surgeon: This may be due to muscle, tendon or cartilage problem. If you want to continue a running program, see an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation and advice so you won't cause any permanent damage. ...Read more

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I am having pain in left knee. Whenever i squat and come back up the pain returns. It is right below the knee cap and at the top of my shins.

I am having pain in left knee. Whenever i squat and come back up the pain returns. It is right below the knee cap and at the top of my shins.

Chondromalacia Patel: Is probably related to your knee cap.You may have a common conditiuon call patella chondromalacia.They are many options for treatment.See your pcp. ...Read more

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So I hurt the back of my knee lifting something heavy hurts to walk & wen laying down its swollen & there a bump back there so now I'm gonna get MRI?

Good exam: Symptoms suggest a benign Baker's cyst of the knee. Sometimes these can leak a bit of fluid which can cause soreness down the calf. MRI is a good test to look for this (as is ultrasound). ...Read more