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Injured patella 5 mos ago diagnosis of bone marrow adema - a mos ago resumed normal activities - now sharp lateral pain upon squatting - and numbness to foot?

Injured patella 5 mos ago diagnosis of bone marrow adema - a mos ago resumed normal activities - now sharp lateral pain upon squatting - and numbness to foot?

See an orthopedist: You need to see an orthopedist. There may have been an injury to a meniscus or to the bursa under the patella that needs to be treated ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

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I sometimes i get numb when i go toilet my toes to my kneecap goes conpletly numb?

I sometimes i get numb when i go toilet my toes to my kneecap goes conpletly numb?

Toilet neuropathy: I think i just made that phrase up but that's what you have. The position you are in when sitting on the toilet, which may be due to the height of the toilet is causing pressure on nerves creating your problem. See, how long it takes for it to kick in and if it happens on all toilets. ...Read more

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Why does my right thigh go numb minutes after I lay down. And also when i'm standing or walking? It's numb from the kneecap up to the hip. I

Why does my right thigh go numb minutes after I lay down. And also when i'm standing or walking? It's numb from the kneecap up to the hip. I

Meralgia Paresthetic: Meralgia paresthetica is a benign condition in which the anterior thigh will experience numbness, burning, tingling sensations from stretching of a nerve just below the surface of the skin or from compression of the nerve. It is usually relieved when the leg is flexed and turning on your side. It is a simple condition which is best left alone unless severe. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain which causes my left leg to go numb right behind the kneecap.

I have lower back pain which causes my left leg to go numb right behind the kneecap.

L4 or unrelated: L5 and S1 nerve root impingement produces discomfort that radiates below the knee all the way to the foot. L4 root can produce numbness down to the knee but usually not just behind the knee. Baker's cysts and other problems behing the knee joint can produce numbness behaind the knee but are unrelated to back pain. To sort this all out you will need to undergo an assessment. ...Read more

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I fell onto my right knee and kneeCAP is numb. Calf and foot are NOT numb. Knee is very bruised but still has full range of motion. Treatment advice?

I fell onto my right knee and kneeCAP is numb. Calf and foot are NOT numb. Knee is very bruised but still has full range of motion. Treatment advice?

Tincture of time: It generally takes 2-3 wks for bruising to resolve. The numbness is likely due to the swelling and will probably improve as the swelling goes down. The bruising will probably extend down the leg before it completely resolves. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for a torn patella tendon?

What are the symptoms for a torn patella tendon?

Usually dramatic: This is typically a painful, traumatic and debilitating injury. Initial symptoms would be pain in the front of the knee, diffuse swelling around the knee, and difficulty straightening the knee without assistance. Often the leg feels powerless and as if you are dragging it, because the powerful quad muscle in your thigh is no longer connected to the lower leg (tibia). Seek medical attention. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms of a torn patella tendon?

What are the main symptoms of a torn patella tendon?

Can't extend knee: If your patella tendon is completely torn, you can't actively straighten out your knee. Because your patella tendon connects your thigh muscle and patella to your shin bone (tibia). If its partially torn you have weakness with knee extension, difficulty with stair climbing and anterior knee pain. ...Read more

Dr. John Michalski
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Patella (Definition)

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