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Knot On My Kne
See below: Sounds like a baker's cyst, which is a collection of excess joint fluid which makes it's way out of the knee capsule to the back of the knee between two muscles. It is not a serious condition, but usually indicates an arthritic issue in the knee. It can cause discomfort. Sometimes we drain these but they usually come back. You shoud get your knee examined to determine if this is what it is. ...Read more
When i fell i sprained my knee i fell on my left side i got a knot on my upper thigh and i think when i walk it hurt my legs it from my hip not my kne?
Hmm: Can you move it or bend it. Its best to get a full exam of your hand bones, finger and wrist. Hard to deduce much without moving your hand. ...Read more
I fell on my knee and hit right under my knee. Pain below my knee when i stand but can walk on it?
Acute trauma: To the knee with common symptoms: focal tenderness, effusion, inability to bear weight. Most soft tissue injuries, including internal derangements of the knee, although potentially disabling, do not usually need emergency treatment. Rec. See your pcp for evaluation, imaging (ct/mri) and treatment. ...Read more
Trauma: The aching is likely related to falling on your buttocks. ...Read more
I fell i rolled my r ankle & landed on my leg & hit my back. I had pain in my ankle & shin on r & thigh on my l. My ankle an knee r saw but no sweling?
See a local doc: A hard lump by itself without details or visualization and examination is impossible to know what it is. You should see a local physician to be examined if it bothers you. ...Read more
14 wks pregnant, fell on my butt on my stairs. Now I have an achy feeling on the left side near my ribs above my belly button?
Fell on concrete and I have a gash & knot on my forehead, scraped knees, elbow and left shoulder is real sore?
My knee oddly popped. I had a sharp pain right under my kneecap. It swelled and bruised. What did i do?
Several possibility: There are a few structures there that can cause sudden pain. With this small amount of info, things to consider are: patella tendon strain or partial tear, patella cartilage injury, infrapatellar fat pad impingement, meniscus tear, inferior pole patella fracture. If symptoms do not improve, you should be seen by orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more
Spasm: This is usually a sign of irritability of the intestines. However severe abdominal cramps, especially with associated abdominal distension or vomiting can indicate complete or partial intestinal obstruction which is an emergency situation. ...Read more
Muscular: More than likely this is increased muscle tension in the neck muscles and is related to chronic stress or strain such as can occur with certain activities,exercises or sleeping in awkward positions or with use of poor pillow support. Stress management, change of pillows or posture at work, muscle relaxants, massage therapy, antiinflammatories like Advil (ibuprofen) are possible treatment measures. ...Read more
Might be a node: A small painless lump in your armpit may be just a lymph node. Unless you're getting more of them there or other places, it's growing, or having other symptoms (rashes, fevers, sweats, etc), i wouldn't worry too much. If it doesn't go away over the next couple of weeks, you could have someone check just to be sure. ...Read more
Unclear: This is likely to be something on the outside of the brain and may involve the bone or the scalp. Still, if this started when you were 6, it could involve some brain structures. You can get more information about it with imaging studies like MRI scans. Check with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stretch and Exercise: At your age, i would suggest stretching out and working in strengthening your cores muscles. Take some anti-inflammatories around the clock for the next few days. If you do not improve after a few days, i would consider evaluation by a spine/pain specialist for further testing and treatment options like epidural steroid injections. ...Read more
Enlarged node: Sounds like an enlarged lymph node. If this persists see your doctor. Will likely try a round of antibiotics and see what happens. If it persists an fna (fine needle aspirate) to obtain cells for pathology review would be in order. ...Read more
Need more info: I need mofre information but what is sometimes referred to as "knots" in the muscles of the back are usually muscle spasms. Best advice is to make an appointment with you family physician to not only get relief but relieve your anxiety about what is wrong. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer