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Lupus Painful Knee Cap
Localized top outer knee pain on R knee cap. Fell on it abt 3 yr ago. Pain when straightnd & while bending. Painful while bearing weight on it.
Get evaluated: Patello-femoral knee pain can have multiple causes including but not limited to trauma, infection, and neoplasm. Knee pain is very common and some rest, NSAIDS, and therapy are usually helpful. A thorough history and physical followed by diagnostic imaging can help get the answers and treatment you might need. Your fall a few years ago may have caused a bone contusion or cartilage injury. ...Read more
I've got a swollen and painful knee. I've not injured it. The pain is under my knee cap and when walking it feels like it try 2 give way on me.
Internal derangement: something in the knee is wrong, resulting in the pain and the fluid. It doesn't always happen after a recognized trauma. Since the meniscus pads and the cartilage have no nerves, sometimes people don't feel it when they tear something. You should see an orthopedic specialist to get it checked out. ...Read more
I've had a swollen, very warm, painful knee for 4 days. The pain was on surface/knee cap but felt no pain walking. can ps arthritis be like this?
See doc: One clinical condition that will have to be ruled in or ruled out first is septic arthritis or infection inside the knee joint. The only way to accomplish that will be to have a knee tap. Time matters if this a potential infection since the infection can destroy your knee joint. The second benefit of a knee tap will be that most likely that wil secure a diagnosis based on the fluid analysis. ...Read more
Should i go to urgent care or er? I had reconstructive surgery on my left knee in 2005 , last sat. I went up an down a lot of stairs . Now the area just below the knee cap where they screwed on the ACL is swollen n very painful , knee cap seems loose now
He hit L knee on the ground 10 weeks ago, resolved partly. Now swelling, pain at left of patella after each basketball practice. What evaluation.....?
Knee sprain/strain: You will need to see an Orthopedist for an exam to determine stability.An MRI should reveal what structures are injured.I would suggest reducing strenuous activity that causes significant pain or swelling until diagnosis is made..Use 20 minutes of ice and an Ace bandage for acute swelling/pain.You may also take Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain or Motrin/Aleve for pain/inflamation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Constant knee pain in left knee, no injury, hard to walk, pain behind knee cap, knee gives out what can cause this?
I have knee pain on top of my knee cap specially when going up and down steps. I have a lot of grinding in my knee. ?
I have knee pain on and off for years. Dull ache on left side of knee cap. Getting more frequent and worse. What could it be?
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