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Knee Cap Is Swollen
C an orthopedic sur-: eon. Could Be swelling in the pre patellar bursa, or fluid in the joint proper. The causes & treatments R very different. ...Read more
Forgot to unclip out of my pedals on my bike at a stop. Fell over and my bike landed on the point of myknee. My knee cap is swollen and hurts when b?
I got bit by something when i was sleep but i woke up and my right knee cap was swollen and i want to know is it a spider bite ?
See the MD: See the dermatologist right away ! explain the situation and if you cannot be seen very soon, then go to er. Good luck. ...Read more
After a bad fall, hittin the knee now knee cap is swollen, couple of cuts and extremely painful, suspected ruptured bursa sac. How can a xray prove?
X-ray may help: X-ray is needed to rule out bone injury and if struck directly you could have broken your kneecap.If there is a fracture it must be treated. Bursa's don't rupture in initial injuries because they are normally deflated, but you can have blood filling the bursa or inside the joint which is painful. With cuts and any possibility of a fracture you should go to the ER because of risk of bone infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 16 and I have tendonitis. Today I was playing a tennis match and now my knee cap is swollen & looks like it has purple veins running through it?
Tennis: With a swollen knee cap you must see a Specialist who will look after you. Please have your mother speak to your doctor and set up an appointment to see the Specilalist ...Read more
Why does my right knee hurt when i squat? I feel that the pain came from the back of the knee cap & nothing is swollen. What's wrong with my knee?
I had a bad fall . Went to a Dr for an x-ray of my knee, he didn't see a break or fracture .One month later my knee cap is still swollen and painfull?
Go back for check up: It is possible that your knee cap has a fracture which could have been missed when checked for initially. You should go back to your doctor/s and get a recheck of your knee. You may be better off seeing an Orthopedic specialist if the initial evaluation was not done by an Orthopedist. ...Read more
I hit the top of my knee cap and it is swollen.It hurts when I bend or touch it.It has been aching for a day 1/2.Is it fractured or dislocated?
My knee is killing me I have no injury hurts in front of knee cap & behind my knee tightness swollen hurts to walk or do anything what causes this?
My knee is hot and alittle swollen under the knee cap. It hurts ! I did not fall , or twist it. Last time I fell was in Feb on ice. ?
Trekking jungle borneo, fell few times, hurt knee, after really hurt when bending, like upstairs, went swollen just above knee cap, just hurts little?
Severe right knee cap pain when bending and putting weight on it when bent. Also swollen. No injury. What could be wrong?
I dance and I felt a pop under my knee cap. It also hurts on the inside of my knee. Pressure, overuse, and bending hurts it. Not swollen. ?
KNEE PAIN: knee pain and popping you need an exam baseline labs and knee X-ray . It may be chondromalacia patellae.(Runners knee) If duration of knee pain is over 3 months a knee MRI would be indicated to define the anatomy and evaluate for structural damage. Also consult a PMR doctor for potential injections of platelets or glucose . Lastly an ortho consult in case surgery is needed ...Read more
Possible infection: Concerning for infection: possibly of the prepatellar bursa. Hallmarks for infection are: hot, red, swollen, painful. If it isnt getting better would go in to be seen. ...Read more
I've hit my knee hard and now there's like a swollen line down the knee cap. I can walk perfectly & have minimal pain. should I worry?
Go see doctor: You need to see your doctor for evaluation ...Read more
I fell on my knee quite hard at football yesterday and is quite painful on the knee cap and above it. It's a little swollen any idea what it could be?
Needs to be checked: We do not have enough information like if there is history of any trauma,how long it has been swollen,what your occupation is etc And swelling of knee needs to be examined and may need imaging like Xray and MRI if indicated find out what is causing the swelling and pain Swelling can be caused by trauma,inflammatin like Arthritis,fluid in the knee,infection,gout or psedogout ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer