Doctor insights on:
Knee Pain At Night Only
I am 69 yrs old. Male. Have a perennial calf n knee pain at night only during sleep? Hence cannot sleep at night what is d natural cure.
? special exercises: If this is related to knee instability, special exercises to strengthen the large muscles at the front of the thigh will help. ...Read more
I have had knee pain only at night when I try to lay on my side and lay the inner part of my knee on the mattress. The only way I can sleep is turning on my opposite side and keeping the painful leg off the mattress.?
Hamstring tendinitis: While there may be many causes of this pain, two very common sources is hamstring tendinitis that occurs from limping. The limping is often caused by weakness of the quad muscles, but can also be caused by knee problems such as arthritis. If you have had a fall recently, the cause can also be an mcl tear. To isolate the problem, a trip to your friendly neighborhood orthopedist may be helpful. ...Read more
Experiencing knee pain but only at night when I lay down to go to sleep. No previous knee injuries. What could be causing this? I'm not overweight.
I am 21 years old and every year when it starts to get cold I get severe knee pain at night. What does that signify?
There is no scintific evidence why some people get pain in the knees when it gets cold, it seems you get some inflammation in the knee joints and you may take Aleve (naproxen) or Motrin to relive these symptoms if you are not allegic and can tolerate it
but people with preexisting arthritis can feel the pain get worse or start when it gets cold
so have it checked by your doctor. ...Read more
Can you tell me some causes of inside knee pain, at night, gets better if I walk around, hurts again, repeat walking?
I've gotten burning knee pain at night/when I get overly tired since I was a young child, (I'm 19) is there any explanation for this?
6 yr old has sever knee pain at night and cant walk....she limps during the day gets worse at night?
See doctor ASAP: She needs to be evaluated by a pediatrician or orthopedic doctor. ...Read more
I hv a.Perennial calf n knee pain at night when I go to sleep hence cannot sleep. What is d natural cure for this?
? knee instability: May be legs response to effect of knee instability. Check with orthopedic surgeon or rheumatologist. ...Read more
My period is 1 week late been dizzy and nauseated no vomiting, back leg and knee pain at night. ..Extremely tired. What could this be?
Pregnant?: Probably should get checked to see if u are pregnant if that is possible. ...Read more
Likely tendonitis: Pain that is worse at rest and at night may be tendonitis. The hamstring tendons attach behind the knee and if inflamed may be the cause of your pain. Stretching and anti-inflammatories are a good place to start. ...Read more
I have been having increasing knee pain and my knees lock in the middle of the night...Wwhat's wrong?
A few thoughts: You have to consider what is behind the knee. There are blood vessels, tendons, muscles, knee joint. You have to consider each of these. When you are evaluated these will be looked at to try to clarify your symptoms. ...Read more
I have been getting leg pains since I was little and mainly at night and now for the past 2 weeks I am getting reli bad knee pain which is constant?
What would cause intense localized knee pain (wakes from sleep) that only occurs at night in 1 knee. No injuries, no pain in day. Worsening 3 weeks.
Orthopedic specialis: If the discomfort is definitely arising in the knee and only occurs while in bed, there is a positional component to it. It may occur when leg muscles are completely relaxed and, at this point a cartilage, tendon or ligamental structure may become impinged. An orthopedic surgeon is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. A knee X-Ray or mri may be recommended in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
Had knee pain 2 years ago had knee scope and had a lot of rough tissue scraped out now waking up in middle of night with same knee pain. Would scope he?
Knee pain: More than likely you have ongoing degeneration of the knee. There are other options that may be considered - Steroid injection into the knee joint, Stem Cell/PRP injection into the knee joint. ...Read more
Many things: This could be a benign growing pain, or it could be a more serious problem. Growing pains tend to be at night, more in the middle of long bones, resolve with massage and tylenol/ibuprofen. If your child has any associated daytime limp, persistent complaint, avoids activity, or any swelling or redness notable in the extremity, or fever then this needs immediate attention by your physician. ...Read more
I am 31 and I have knee pain every night for years now could I have arthritis how can I find out?
Arthritis work-up: It could be osteoarthritis which is simply the wear and tear type. It also could be an inflammatory arthritis such as Rheumatoid arthritis or Lupus or Psoriatic arthritis. You should get an x-ray and some bloodwork such as a rheumatoid factor, ANA-looking for lupus, ESR, TSH, and CBC at a minimum. This will provide your doctor a lot of information and will be a start in the workup of the knee pain. ...Read more
What can cause nightly knee pain? I'm fine during the day, but at night, I'm getting excruciating pain in my right knee.
Let me try to help:
An osteoid osteoma causes a dull aching pain. The pain is moderately intensity, but can be severe, especially at night.
Check it out. ...Read more
Yesterday I had severe inner knee pain I couldn't bend it or straiten it I elevated it last night today little knee pain and calf pain?
I'm having terrible knee pain that I can't sleep at night, been having it for some time now. Done tests & all results were fine. Pls help?
DJD: By age 50 virtually everyone has signs of degeneration in the anterior compartment of the knee- the patella and tendon, bursa and ligaments. The important question to ask is what is your body weight? The knees are sensitive to mechanical loads as the bodies center of gravity. You reference pregnancy and possible weight gain. If X-rays and exam are normal try a knee sleeve & topical NSAID's. ...Read more
I am 60, active female. One knee has extreme pain, only at night & only after I have been asleep for a while. During the day, my knee is fine.?
See orthopedist: Then see an orthopedist and have the knee evaluated. ...Read more
What would cause rt burning knee pain to wake me up in the middle of the night. Pain is relieved with extension but brutal to get to so. No injury.
Hot flushes constantly. Also, battling with severe knee pain at rest which constantly wakes me during the night. Hot & cold during night. What is it?
Intermittent right knee pain and swelling, severe stretched knee pain awakens me at night for past 3 days, pain increases with prolonged stretch/bend?
Hi I have a huge problem for about a year now I expericed knee pain and hip pin but it wasent till last night when my whole body starts to pain in eve?
See a Doctor: I wish I could help more, but acute onset of full body pain is difficult to diagnose without a thorough history and physical exam. It may be anything from a virus to a toxin to rheumatic disease, just too hard to tell from this information. I hope everything turns out okay and you feel better soon. Best of luck. ...Read more