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Knee Pain That Radiates Down Shin
I have a 15 week old baby, for the past 4 weeks i've been having knee pain which radiates down the shin to my foot, what could this be?
Sciatica: Could have had herniated disc while delivering, unless it was caesarian. ...Read more
I am 18 years old, been having knee pain for almost my entire life. The pain is in the backs of my knees and radiates down my shin. What could this be?
Hard to say: Knee pain your entire life would tend to mean that it is not an acute or progressive problem like a fracture, ligament injury, muscle tear or even tumor. Chronic things include arthritis, meniscus, or even vascular. There are long lists of things that it could be but you really need to see a specialist like an orthopedic surgeon who can examine your knee and do images to get a better answer ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain back of knee &pain underneath kneecap on shin. extreme limp after sitting down.feels stiff but stretched out. No injury,pain for about 2months?
Chondromalacia patel: this sounds like chondromalacia patella which is softening of the cartilage underneath your kneecap. Best treatment for this is to do exercises that strengthen your quadriceps muscles. You can discuss with your physician about this or after your evaluation if x-rays and other imaging looks okay you could have physical therapy help you work on a new program ...Read more
Thigh muscle: If you knee is normal, the pain can come from injured muscle and fascia in your thigh/leg. The injured areas will be tender, and there will be at least one ropey cord of muscle with knots in it. This pain is called myofascial pain. Seek a massage therapist, physical therapist who can do dry needling, or an accupuncturiest. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more
I am having severe knee pain. Was hit on knee with straight leg. Pain on outside, radiates down shin. Can't fully bend, or bear weight?
Needs evaluation: Because of the traumatic nature of the injury, this should be evaluated by a physician. The difficulty with weight bearing is concerning, and so please see your doctor at the earliest opportunity. You will need an examination of the knee, and possibly an imaging study as well. ...Read more
Knee pain that radiates to shin calf thigh and side of leg and pain when I press behind right side of knee and front right side what can it be?
Impossible to say: see an orthopedist or rheumatologist and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more
Is it normal to have leg and knee pain while taking levaquin (levofloxacin)? Especially in the shins?
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