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I am having predominate pain on my right knee cap on the inside ?

I am having predominate pain on my right knee cap on the inside  ?

Could be...: Thigh muscle weakness and the way the thigh and leg line up can lead to pain under the patella (knee cap). See a sports medicine physician or physical therapist. Therapy often helps; severe case may need surgery, but most sports specialists try therapy and other nonsurgical treatments first. ...Read more

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Right knee: pain bottom left of knee cap; no pain kneeling, pain 1st 4-5 times down stairs and when walking on hard surface store floors for 3+ hours?

Right knee: pain bottom left of knee cap; no pain kneeling, pain 1st 4-5 times down stairs and when walking on hard surface store floors for 3+ hours?

Chondromalacia: Very likely this represents roughened/damaged cartilage behind the kneecap termed patellar chondromalacia. 1st line treatment can include quadriceps, gluteal and hamstring strengthening; it band stretching and a knee brace that stabilizes the kneecap. Many other treatment options exist based on age, severity, activity level, etc. ...Read more

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Right knee pain on inner side of knee cap can't bear weight on it unless its straight but when not bearing weight i can't straighten it.

Right knee pain on inner side of knee cap can't bear weight on it unless its straight but when not bearing weight i can't straighten it.

Knee pain: In addition to a possible meniscus tear as suggested by the other physician previously, patella-femoral pain syndrome, retropatellar pain syndrome, chondromalacia patella, and runner's knee. The pain associated with this problem is often described as a locking sensation when the knee cap does not track properly in the groove that it sits in called the trochlea. Ultimately, this does need to be further evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon to help figure out the problem and recommend proper treatment. ...Read more

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I have pain on my right knee cap when I put direct pressure on it ( when I kneel on the ground) it doesn't hurt 2 run or lift weights.What could it be?

I have pain on my right knee cap when I put direct pressure on it ( when I kneel on the ground) it doesn't hurt 2 run or lift weights.What could it be?

Cartilage wear: You may have patellofemoral syndrome or wear of the cartilage under the kneecap, also called chondromalacia patella. Physical therapy for quadriceps vastus medialis strengthening would likely help any symptoms. If you are able to run without pain then it would be considered mild. ...Read more

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I have pain below my right knee cap been going on 2 months-about once a week. No relation to activity or inactivity?

I have pain below my right knee cap been going on 2 months-about once a week. No relation to activity or inactivity?

Cartilage or tendon : Most likely there is some degeneration of the cartilage under your knee cap. This is called chondromalacia patella. The other likely possibility if it is only below the knee cap would be patella tendinitis . Less likely would be a problem in the knee joint such as an inflamed fat pad behind the tendon or an anterior meniscus problem. ...Read more

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I've had acd symptoms in my right knee cap for years. Now anytime i walk, bend, or anything that makes the knee bend I am hearing crunching noises. ?

I've had acd symptoms in my right knee cap for years. Now anytime i walk, bend, or anything that makes the knee bend I am hearing crunching noises. ?

Need knee x-rays: Acd could stand for anemia of chronic disease or alveolar capillary dysplasia, however i wonder if you meant ocd lesion(osteochondrtis dissecans).It could be that a piece of that partially loose cartilage became completly loose and is grinding between the two articular surfaces of the knee.You need a good set of x-rays or knee mri. ...Read more