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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 (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more


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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.

Back pain and leg: You are describing a nerve root compression syndrome at your lumbar spine region. Sciatica is a word often used to describe a similar syndrome. Sciatica typically indicates pain down the side of the leg. Your syndrome though is similar. Numbness reflects nerve root compression as the nerve comes out of the spine. You require special Rx: Physical Therapy, Pain management, perhaps lumbar injections. ...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 symptoms of a dislocated kneecap?

What are symptoms of  a dislocated kneecap?

It depends: If the dislocation recent and traumatic, you will have a lot of pain and cannot move your knee and cannot straighten the knee your knee, some of those are recurrent they are less violent. ...Read more

Dr. John Michalski
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Patella (Definition)

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