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Knee Hurts To Touch
Maybe meniscus tear: Pain located about the joint line is possibly correlated with an injury to the meniscus which is a shock absorbing soft tissue located between the femur and the tibia that make up the knee joint. A thorough examination of the knee will determine if your meniscus is the painful culprit. Other possibilities include the medial collateral ligament, or cartilage of the femur or tibia or the actual bone ...Read more
Skin nerve irri: You may have irritation of one of the superficial nerves that innervate your skin.The most common one is on the anterolateral thigh call (meralgia parestetica). ...Read more
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
Knee pain hurts bad to push on front spot just to the inside of patella. Slightly swollen. Feels better completely bent. Hurts to walk & straighten?
Meniscal injury: Honestly, it sounds a whole lot like the symptoms that are commonly reported with meniscal tears or strains. It seems you already have experience with previous meniscal tear- does this feel familiar? Did you specifically injure it or did it just start hurting out of the blue?You need your doc to examine the knee and perform some tests and maybe an MRI before formulating a treatment plan. ...Read more
I have swollen, puffy legs. It doesn't hirt to bend though. Thigh to the knee hurts. Shooting pains up to the knee. What can that be?
Get leg examined: It is impossible to say without a more thorough history and an exam of the leg. Have the leg examined. ...Read more
My knee hurts really bad on the side facing the other knee it really hurts to walk and move my knee?
Could be many: things. If there was a trauma certainly i would worry about a growth plate injury in an 11 year old and that requires an X-ray and doc visit to an ortho doc to confirm. IF no trauma could be synovitis (inflammation of the lining of the knee) or if it is red and hot could certainly be an infection. The lack of mobility and inability or pain when walking tells me you should probably get it checked ...Read more
Baker's Cyst: Pain behind the knee with fullness and pain suggest a possible baker's cyst. A baker's cyst is a natural outpouching of the knee joint that can get full of knee joint fluid and can make it difficult to move the knee. This should however be evaluated by an orthopedic specialist for a proper diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee pain: Pain the knee can be due to tendonitis, plica, cartilage wear, synovitis, weakness, vitamin deficiency. Just too many possibilities without a proper diagnosis. If your knee hurts, start with a basic exercise program for your hips and knees and if your pain persists, or if you feel like the knee is giving out then i would see your orthopedist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hard blow to right knee. Stabbing pain through kneecap, weight bearing hurts, pivoting hurts sometime?
Hard 2 say: There can b many injuries, more info of what type of blow. Wt bearing flexed knee could b acl cartilage mcl direct blow 2 patella could b fx- tendinitis of quad or patellar tendon- or pre or infra patellar bursitis- chondral contusion. All plus more can b from a blow 2 the knee. That is why u need 2 b cn by an ortho 4 xam @ x-rays. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A number of things..: First, was there an injury ? If no, then usually an inflammatory process or infection which is concerning. If injured, a knee is commonly warm and will improve with time. In either case, a hot knee should be seen by a physician soon to be sure it is nothing that required urgent treatment. If not getting better, call your doctor today ! ...Read more
Hurt knee. not sure how. swollen at first, went away. now swollen back of knee and pain travels up thigh. hurts to walk and bend leg. popping feeling?
Woke up with pain in left knee cap. It feels bruised and hurts to bend. I didn't do anything to it. What is it?
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