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I have pain in the back of my knee after exercise it hurts more when walking on but hurts while not walking too and stops after about an hour causes?

I have pain in the back of my knee after exercise it hurts more when walking on but hurts while not walking too and stops after about an hour causes?

Muscular: Usually pain in the back of the knee in a young patient is either muscular or related to a tendon inflammation if it is relatively mild, you can do activities as tolerated. If it prevent you from doing activities you should get checked to make sure you don't have any internal derangment in the knee which could be causing the pain. ...Read more

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I have pain in the back of my knee where my calf muscles insert?

I have pain in the back of my knee where my calf muscles insert?

Knee pain: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. They will carefully examine your knee - front and back - and decide what studies should be done and what care should be given. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more

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I have pain in the back of my knees when I bend them. I also feel grinding on my kneecap, but only when I put my hands to them.

I have pain in the back of my knees when I bend them. I also feel grinding on my kneecap, but only when I put my hands to them.

Chondromalacia: Cartilage softening or fraying. Quad strengthening exercises without bending knees help. Might need to see md for antiinflammatories, physical therapy, and knee support. ...Read more

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I have pain behind back of my knee when I cross my legs where the leg bends?

Complicated area: Pain in the popliteal area behind the knee in a person your age is likely activity related. It could be related to a hamstring or other muscle strain, meniscus problems from the knee joint, or a fluid filled "Baker's Cyst." As with all pains: rest it, use ice for 20 min 2-3 times/day, and take ibuprofen 600-800 mg 3x/day for a week. If not better see your doctor/Sports Med/Orthopedist. Best wishes ...Read more

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I have a pain at the back of my knee for a few days and know it seems to be travelling down my calve to my ankle it doesn't feel like muscle? .Thanks

I have a pain at the back of my knee for a few days and know it seems to be travelling down my calve to my ankle it doesn't feel like muscle? .Thanks

Several: Pain in back of knee traveling down leg w/ no injury mechanism in your age could be several things. If it worsens or continues, get examined. Cysts can start in back of knee and as they " leak" fluid can cause discomfort down leg;calf (gatroc)muscle strains can cause pain down leg (even though u feel its not muscle)as well as a nerve irritation (. Esp. If burning or " pins/ needles type pain); etc. ...Read more

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I have pain in back down to my knees. What does that sound like?

I have pain in back down to my knees. What does that sound like?

Degeneration: Back pain down to the knees can potentially be caused by disc degeneration (aging changes) vs spinal stenosis (pinched nerves). If your pain is severe or persistent or debilitating, you should see a physician. ...Read more

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I have a tingling pain in the back of my knee. It also sometimes hurts in the front of my knee. At times feels like its draining fluid.?

Answer 3of 3: Depending on the location of your pain & evaluation by your doc proper diagnosis can be made. The following possible common problems: 1) front pain with stairs or squatiing: early patello-femoral arthritis, 2) pain on either sides: tendinitis or meniscus tears, 3) back of the knee: bakers cyst, 4) pain all over: arthritis/inflammation. ...Read more

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Why would I have a throbbing pain in the back of my knee?

Why would I have a throbbing pain in the back of my knee?

Baker's Cyst: Do you feel or see a lump in the back of your knee? ...Read more

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I have a stinging pain in the back of my knee and its slightly swollen any advice? I can barely put any pressure on it and when I lift it up off the chair everything below the knee starts to tingle.

The: The potential diagnoses include (in order of decreasing likelihood) bakers cyst (possibly irritating the nearby nerves or vessels resulting in the tingling) baker's cysts are often associated with meniscus (cartilage) tears blood clot (dvt) stress fracture, muscle/tendon tear and herniated disc (in back causing knee pain) are also possible but unlikely your symptoms are of such significance that I recommend that you seek the advice and evaluation of your primary doctor or orthopaedic surgery as soon as you are able. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a sharp pain at the back of my knee when I bend it and walk on it?

What to do if I have a sharp pain at the back of my knee when I bend it and walk on it?

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: soft tissue mass, trauma (fracture, tendon or ligamentous tear, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormalities. ...Read more