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Knee Pain When Laying Down
Can be several: The hip and knee receive their nerve supply from the same nerve, the obturator so that a knee problem can present as knee &/or hip pain & vice versa. Usually, pain in the joints after lying down is usually a sign of arthritis as motion keeps the joint fluid bathing the joint surfaces which is how the cartilage gets its nutrition. ...Read more
I'm an active healthy 27 y/o.I have had inner knee pain (1 knee) for about 30 days but only after laying down for extended pds of time. Causes? Thx!
I have been having severe knee pain in one knee for the past couple days. Now the pain is also going above my knee & calf. Laying down hurts worse.
Knee pains: Need thorough clinical exam followed by appropriate investigations for cause and treatment by your physician, internist or a rheumatologist. ...Read more
I've been having serious knee pain no injury hurts to bend hurts wen straight hurts wen laying down I can't bend without being in pain hurts so bad?
Get it checked: Severe knee pain with motion in a 39 yo is often a sign of a structural problem within the knee. Often a torn and displaced meniscus fragment will cause pain with simple range of motion. An orthopedist will likely order XRs and an MRI to definitively diagnose the problem. Seek treatment soon as a displaced (bucketed) meniscus should be treated urgently. ...Read more
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 more
O my knee is killing me I haven't injured it or anything can't do nothing laying down hurts walking sitting knee cap back of knee pain pressure lock?
Outer & back of knee pain along with calf ache, mild swelling, dull/burning that's worst when sitting/laying down. Ok to walk. Hurst more while resting?
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've been having chronic knee pain no injury the pain is so bad that I can't sleep @ night hurts when I lay down even when my knee is straight I cry?
See details: Then see a rheumatologist or orthopedist and have the knee evaluated. ...Read more
Every morning I wake up with sharp knee pain. It doesn't matter which side I lay on it always hurts even though it goes away after walking.?
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
Getting right knee pain and swelling after masturbation. Lay on the bed on the left side during masturabation. Any advice helpful.
LOGIC: 'before this, therefore the cause of it' is poor logic. The world is too complicated. A penis is not usually connected to a knee - but knees can swell for lots of reasons. Assuming a normal penis, see a dr about the knee. ...Read more
Aching knee pain laying in bed I have spastic cerebral palsy and was on my feet for 5hrs today could this be arthritis?
Probably more a: Soft tissue problem like a tendonitis, common in CP. Talk to your doctor about this. ...Read more
Knee pain: You may have fluid in side your knee. The most relaxed position of knee is on half bending. If you lying with knee straight, the pressure inside knee capsule might higher, and you experience some pain. However, this is just one of the explanations. ...Read more
Severe knee pain when sitting down and getting up since becoming sedentary. Should I add height to chair bottom?
You knees - gelling: We call this gelling when you sit a while and your joints get stiff like gello after setting. This can be related to knee joint arthritis, or knee bursitis or tendonitis. We do have lift chairs to help people awith knee and hip pain get out of a chair and adding height can help. Getting off the toilet can be a problem and there are raised toilet seats but you need an evaluation, x-rays. ...Read more
Where I up I am constantly getting up and down to get stuff from the printer. Now my knees hurt, and I get a back knee pain near the behind area??
Probably overuse: Since this involves both knees, it is probably from overuse, especially since only the back of the knee. Take more frequent breaks to get up and walk around. Perform simple range of motion activities by moving the knee through full range of motion and stretch at the limits of motion when fully straight and fully bent. Ice may help if pain persists. Apply ice to painful area 15-20 min/hour. ...Read more
May be from back: Pain that follows this pattern may be coming from the spine, especially if it radiates bellow the knee. Your doctor will need more history and a physical exam to know where the pain is coming from for sure. There are other things that can cause this pattern of pain as well. ...Read more
I have sharp knee pain from the top of my knee to the bottom of my knee, the pain goes straight down the middle and does not occur on the outer parts.
Patello-femoral: You are describing some of the symptoms commonly associated with patella-femoral pain. The most common cause is chondromalacia patella (softening of the cartilage under the knee cap / precursor to arthritis. Other cases include supra pr infrapatella tendonitis or partial tears. See an orthopedist and get evaluated. ...Read more
Knee pain bottom left of right knee. Intially just when I crouched down. Rode bike on weekend now it is swollen and I am limping.
I have knee pain when going down stairs, sitting indian style, or straightening my leg when it has been bent for awhile. What could this be?
OA vs PFPS: Two possibilities are most likely. The first is osteoarthritis, or wear and tear ("rust in the joint"). This is usually in middle-age people but can occur earlier with excessive use. Another option is patellofemoral pain syndrome, or inflammation where the kneecap tracks on the femur (upper leg bone). In most people, these can both be helped with antinflammatory meds and quad strengthening. ...Read more
Severe knee pain when I get up&down from any seat, up&down stairs, &trying to get off the floor is nearly impossible. My knees shake it hurts so bad.
Unusual: Late teenage female with severe bilateral knee pain with range of motion has an unusual problem. Absent a history of bilateral knee injury, these symptoms suggest an autoimmune arthritic problem or an inherited problem of joint hypermobility syndrome. A rheumatologist would be the type of medical specialist to consult. ...Read more
I have a sharp knee pain just about in the middle of the knee. I was playing basketball and I came down from a dunk and I landed wrong. Hurting since?
I have knee pain above knee, hurts esp walking up/down stairs or standing up. Feels like it needs to pop but won't. Pain is constant. No known injury.
Knee pain after tramping for hours then going downhill, uphill is fine. Outside of knee horizontal line in middle. As I lift & lower my leg to step down, not when my weight goes on it. How to fix?
Could be: A few things depending upon a history of prior injuries or surgeries, but the discomfort particularly going downhill makes me wonder about the acl (anterior cruciate ligament) and the patellofemoral joint, makes me suggest you see your doctor for an exam. ...Read more
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