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My Knee Hurts And Pops
Have it evaluated: There are several possible causes for knee. If the knee truly buckles, it could be a tear. See an orthopedist. ...Read more
Patellofemoral pain : Unless you had mechanical injury it is likely patellofemoral pain. See pcp get X-ray to make sure and physical exam. This should resolve with physical therapy ...Read more
When I straighten my right leg, my knee locks, and once I bend it my knee cracks, it's painful and also hurts when standing sometimes?
Knee cap tracking: It sounds like you are having problems with knee cap tracking or subluxating. It is common for young females to have loose knee caps that get slightly off tack and cause locking and popping. This could also be cartilage damage or meniscus tearing. You should be evaluated by a knee specialist and possibly get an MRI to make sure there isn't any cartilage damage or tearing. ...Read more
I'm having pain in my right knee, when i straighten my leg it feels as my knee "locks up" and has a loud painful pop behind my kneecap.
Knee: As age continues there is problem of knee cap gliding smoothly along groove in tibia. Normal is smooth as glass gliding over ice. Time creates changes undersurface knee cap as well as muscular imbalance. Generally hamstrings tight which can also affect low back. Called patello-femoral syndrome. Some injures over years lead to this. A good physician or physical therapist can make definitive diag. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My hip pops every time i move my knee towards my chest and down. Any ideas? It's a painful deep pop.
Not to worry: Pops and snaps are common when the muscles move over a joint that is tight, or when the pelvis is rotated causing the hip to rotate when you bring it to your chest. Stretch your hip flexors in a yoga position called cobra. A physical medicine physician or a physical therapist can help you with an exercise program if it persists good luck to you. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
I dislocated my knee cap and tore my medial retinaculum. I feel like my knee needs to pop when i walk, especially when i turn my knee. Will it go away?
Probably not: You need to have this evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
Feel itchy all over my body, upper and lower back hurts, left elbow hurts, right thumb joint hurts, right hip hurts, both ankles hurt, why?
Whenever I run my knee starts to hurt. It's my right leg and it hurts kind of under my knee cap a little on the LEFT side of my knee on my RIGHT knee.
My left shoulder hurts. Right where is rotates. When i raise my arm or rotate it. It cracks grinds. Pops.
My knee hurts really bad on the side facing the other knee it really hurts to walk and move my knee?
Could be many: things. If there was a trauma certainly i would worry about a growth plate injury in an 11 year old and that requires an X-ray and doc visit to an ortho doc to confirm. IF no trauma could be synovitis (inflammation of the lining of the knee) or if it is red and hot could certainly be an infection. The lack of mobility and inability or pain when walking tells me you should probably get it checked ...Read more
Something new?: Swelling from knee can be from trauma/injury, infection(i.E lyme disease), gout, and rheumatologic diseases etc.. Sometime effusion/swelling occurs without known cause. When it is swollen, the knee is less stable and popping and "giving-out" can occur. Take it easy, becareful walking on uneven ground/steps. Motrin/aleve may help. Consult doc to find the cause/treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
Someone help my knee really hurts and its making my whole leg hurt from my ankle up its bruised and swollen help?
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Knee pain my knee locks up it hurts on inner and back area yesterday a coworker n i heard it pop i've torn my meniscus in this knee advice?
Good chance: A torn meniscus classically will lock up the knee from time to time with an occasional popping. It is best to get evaluated if this is happening since it rarely gets better on ts own and can speed up damage to the cartilage of the knee and lead to early arthritis. An MRI will confirm the clinical diagnosis and surgery is often indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heard a pop in my knee. The following day i stepped down the stairs and dislocated my knee cap now i cannot bend my knee without pain and poping help.
Go to the doctor: I am sure you understand but you need to be seen urgently when your family clinic opens tomorrow. You do not need an emergency room. ...Read more
My right knee keeps clicking and occasionally locking slightly after some sports i recently done. It also has sharp shooting pains behind my knee cap.
Common problem : Many people that practice sports and present similar symptoms suffer of patellofemoral syndrome caused most likely by muscle imbalance that creates stress in the posterior patella. Treatment is based on position and strengthening exercises/ Physical therapy. If not successful joint injection might be tried. Consult with your PCP or Orthopedist specialist. ...Read more
Needs to be checked: We do not have enough information like if there is history of any trauma,how long it has been swollen,what your occupation is etc And swelling of knee needs to be examined and may need imaging like Xray and MRI if indicated find out what is causing the swelling and pain Swelling can be caused by trauma,inflammatin like Arthritis,fluid in the knee,infection,gout or psedogout ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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