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Knee Swelling At Top End Of Thigh
Knee pain, inside edge. Sometimes locks. Strained knee and now swelling inside edge and top of lower leg right below knee swelling. Not huge?
Arthritis: Suggest evaluation by your MD and possible radiologic studies. If fluid joint tap could be considered ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Had lateral release 4 months ago, still have extreme pain in thigh area above knee/swelling of muscle area?
Follow up with doc: This obviously is not normal. I recommend you follow-up with your surgeon or get a 2nd opinion. I suspect you likely have associated osteoarthritis and a lateral release is not very helpful for that. Other structures inside/outside the joint need to be evaluated. Don't suffer, seek more help! If I can help, join my care team at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more
Went to ER for suspected dvt, I didn't get a ultrasound but he felt my leg, told me it was sciatica, still have thigh/knee swelling sciatica does that?
No see your physicia: See your physician, get an exaiantion and get the ultrasound and an evaluation for other causes. ...Read more
Need more history: You need to give a more detailed history. Did you have trauma? Is the site red? See your doctor for a complete evaluation ...Read more
Pain in lower right back above buttocks. Travels down leg. Knee pain shooting down leg when crossing legs. No knee swelling, full weight bearing.
I am experiencing knee pain, leg pain, difficulty walking, leg weakness and knee swelling. The following also describes me: Pain shooting down the...
See doctor: You need to see your doctor and have an exam ...Read more
Can reflex sympathetic dystrophy cause the small saphenous vein to stick out of the leg w/ below knee swelling?
It can: It can cause basically any dystrophic change in the lower extremity although what you describe is not specifically pathognomonic for CRPS. Has someone diagnosed you with that? ...Read more
Painful/swollen knee - pain/swelling now spreading to upper thigh also starting to affect other knee no injury-what could this be from? For months now
Knee is swelling, difficulty in bending and putting weight on leg? No recollection of trauma to the knee
Should I be worried about my knee swelling up on top of my knee cap overnight it feels like a waterballon?
Seek more advice: Most likely this represents swelling within your joint called an effusion or swelling outside the joint on top of the patella, called prepatellar bursitis. Either way, you should seek additional advice via a physician evaluation. For now, limiting your weight-bearing and icing the knee 20 minutes every 1-2 hours would be wise. ...Read more
Knee swelling occasionally at top of knee. Gets stiff when sitting. Pops at the top when bending. No trouble walking but can't squat down. Concerned?
R/O BAKER'S CYST: Your SX are suggestive of a bakers cyst that may be leaking or potentially ruptured. You need to be examined and have an US or potentially MRI performed On the affected knee and calf. Seek prompt medical attention. Also ortho consult for steroid injection vs arthroscopic removal ...Read more
Reduce swelling: Ice for 24 hrs when selling occurs then moist heat and rest. ...Read more
Seek medical care including exam, xrays to find the diagnosis and treatment asap, if you can not get an appointment with orthpedic, go to er.
Meanwhile use crutches and take some over the counter pain meds
put ice on the injured knee till you seek medical care. ...Read more
I've had knee swelling and pain since one month and a half I've been taking antiinflamatory and getting rest but still the same?
Fall fown on feb 2013 little knee pain after one week persistent till april when knee swelling and increase in pain occured. Persistent till now?
See below: I am afraid that you have injured your knee--either a ligament or meniscal tear. You will need to see your doctor to confirm. ...Read more
Get it looked at: Anytime somithing inside the knee causes irritation, the knee will swell. This is called an effusion. Effusions are not normal in a normal knee. At your age the two most common causes are a meniscus tear or some early cartilage damage. If it persists, you should see a md and get weight bearing xrays and likely a mri. ...Read more
Depends: Knee swelling is a symptom of something wrong inside the knee. A cartilage tear, a ligament tear, gout or other inflammatory processes or even just osteoarthritis can be the cause of the swelling. It is important to figure out the source. A physician trained in orthopedics or sports medicine can do this by your history and then doing an exam and sometimes draining the knee or doing some bloodwork. ...Read more
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