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My Kneecap Burns
When i squat, the top of my knee cap burns. Also, when i lightly touch my knee cap it feels numb. There's no discoloration?
Patellar symptoms: It sounds like you have symptoms at your patella (knee cap). Many young patients have what's called chondromalacia, which refers to worn cartilage behind the patella - this can usually be treated with simple physical therapy. It's also possible to have bursitis (swelling/inflammation) right over the patella, and patellar tendonitis is also possible. See a physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more
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
Patellar pressure: I agree with dr hadied, but since you feel this when you kneel this suggests pre-patellar bursitis. This is the bursa on top of the kneecap. Sometimes this bursa can swell and even get infected. Burning is a little unusal symptom, usually it is pain. Burning could be due to an effect on the nerves around the knee. Do both knes burn, or just one side. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Rolled my ankle at roller derby practice. Sharp pain 'inside' my ankle only when I flex my foot up towards my head and 'in.' Sprain?
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.
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?
In volleyball today I landed flat on my knee cap on wood gym floor. I had little knee pad on. Hurts to bend knee at all sorta a knot on front of cap
Exam/x-ray: Please proceed to your local ER or UC clinic to rule out a fracture. ...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
It hurts all around my ankle & when I step on it there's a sharp pain in my tibia, ankle, and foot. If I bend my foot it hurts bad. My ankle gives out?
What did you do: Tap on the tibia and see if vibration causes pain. If yes, need x-ray. If no, sit on chair wit bad ankle across other knee(figure 4). Gently draw the alphabet with bad foot. Focus on letters that hurt. Two times a day for three days, if no better, see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a dancer and more than a week ago, I hurt my left knee dancing. Sharp pain underneath/under my knee cap when I stretch it or put weight on it.
No Health Tap: Tell your parents about this. Doctors are not allowed to answer questions from minors on Health Tap.You a14. Sorry. ...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
Bruise on inside knee bend gets darker/constant severe pain/tripped twice wearing heels/landed hard on bare toe tips/toes ok/knee not ok/back of knee and top of calf sore. Pain making me cry.
Ortho: See orthopedic surgeon asap.Get a more detailed answer ›
My middle finger hurts to stretch it, bend it, and pressure hurts as well. I noticed it was hurting during basketball, I hit my finger on his knee.
Many thoughts: You may have had the patella slip sideways or may have had a piece of cartilage get caught between the upper and lower leg bones. If there is no swelling, heat or redness, one may wish to ice the knee, take some Ibuprofen type medications for pain and rest the joint as much as possible for a few days. If this doesn't work, get seen by pcp or ortho doc. ...Read more
Ankle pain: Medial ankle pain can be caused by numerous conditions. 1. Small fracture ( stress) medial mallelous 2. Tarsal tunnel syndrome 3. Tendon tear in tarsal canal just to list a few..... I would recommend you see a doctor and get an exam with x-ray and possible mri. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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