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My right knee hurts when I put pressure and it does hurt when I run when I bent it make a noise?

My right knee hurts when I put pressure and it does hurt when I run when I bent it make a noise?

Check it out: You may have several problems causing your knee problems. Small irregularities in your cartilage can cause noise or popping sounds in your knee. Your meniscus may also be torn causing the pain and noise. I would strongly recommend a consult with an orthopedic surgeon and stay away from impact activity until your doctors visit. ...Read more

Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
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Knee Pain (Definition)

The knee joint is the joint between three bone of the lower leg: the proximal tibia, the distal femur, and the patella. There are multiple causes of knee pain including degenerative, ...Read more


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Sharp pain in my right knee. Hurts to run/walk, lots of popping. Hurts to bend it as well. What might this be?

Sharp pain in my right knee. Hurts to run/walk, lots of popping. Hurts to bend it as well. What might this be?

Chondromalacia: There are several possibilities that could explain what is going on. These include patellar tendonitis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, patellofemoral syndrome, patellar chondromalacia, hamstring spasm amongst others. It is best to see a Sport medicine or PMR specialist for a thorough evaluation and referral to PT for quad training. In the meantime ice and anti-inflammatories as needed are recommended ...Read more

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Is my sore knee serious? I am 65 years old, 6'2" tall, and 190 lbs. I run about 5 miles twice per week. I run three or four 10k races a year, times between 48 and 49 minutes. Recently my right knee hurts and loses power when going up stairs.

Is my sore knee serious? I am 65 years old, 6'2" tall, and 190 lbs. I run about 5 miles twice per week. I run three or four 10k races a year, times between 48 and 49 minutes. Recently my right knee hurts and loses power when going up stairs.

Knee pain: Anterior knee pain from chondromalacia is common, as are degenerative medical tears that may catch in certain positions loss of power could be secondary to pain, however if there is pain that is unusual for your own regular regimen best to get evaluated, get some X-rays and either find out if there is anything up and if not. .. get piece of mind. ...Read more

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My knee hurts when I put pressure on it. Not when I run or bend it or anything else. Just with pressure. What could be wrong with it?

My knee hurts when I put pressure on it. Not when I run or bend it or anything else. Just with pressure. What could be wrong with it?

INFLAMMATION: This sounds like mild inflammation of the supporting muscles and tendons of the patella (kneecap). Many causes are possible:if you are exercising- remember to warm up and cool down. Certainly simple passive flexion and extension of the knee will strengthen the quadriceps and supporting ligaments. I suggest massage with biofreeze. If not improving-orthopedics. ...Read more

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I have pain on my right knee cap when I put direct pressure on it (when I kneel on the ground) it doesn't hurt 2 run or lift weights. What could it be?

I have pain on my right knee cap when I put direct pressure on it (when I kneel on the ground) it doesn't hurt 2 run or lift weights. What could it be?

Cartilage wear: You may have patellofemoral syndrome or wear of the cartilage under the kneecap, also called chondromalacia patella. Physical therapy for quadriceps vastus medialis strengthening would likely help any symptoms. If you are able to run without pain then it would be considered mild. ...Read more

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Soccer player w/ knee pain, 8/10. No major injury, MRI +xrays show nothing. Worse pain in outside right knee. Tried ice, rest, stretches, running. Help?

Soccer player w/ knee pain, 8/10. No major injury, MRI +xrays show nothing. Worse pain in outside right knee. Tried ice, rest, stretches, running. Help?

Knee Pain: Many issues that could be causing your pain, without evaluating you its hard to assess. It could be a lateral meniscus pain, lateral collateral ligament issue, hairline fracture, patellar ligament pain, fibular head dislocation, etc... I would suggest seeing a properly trained sports medicine physician. ...Read more

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My right knee hurts when I bend it. Trainer says it’s general muscle soreness. It’s better when straight. What could it be? It feels tight when bent.

My right knee hurts when I bend it. Trainer says it’s general muscle soreness. It’s better when straight. What could it be? It feels tight when bent.

You need an evaluate: This could be an internal knee problem you need an appropriate evaluation. Is it Muscle, is it a tendon is a bursa, is it joint, or is it Cartlidge. My biggest concern from what you tell me is it could be one of these - Cartledge would be the one I would be first thinking about ...Read more

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Right knee pain when bent. No swelling. Nothing seen according to dr. Xray. No problem walking. Just hurts after long rides in the car.?

Right knee pain when bent. No swelling. Nothing seen according to dr. Xray. No problem walking. Just hurts after long rides in the car.?

Mild arthritis: Start up stiffnes is a sign of joint inflammation knee films may need to be done while bearing weight mild retropatellar inflammation. Cam cause this. ...Read more

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I am a 50 year old male. For no apparent reason (no recent trauma, etc.), my right knee hurts when I bend it. What could be wrong?

I am a 50 year old male. For no apparent reason (no recent trauma, etc.), my right knee hurts when I bend it. What could be wrong?

Need an evaluation: You evaluation will define if you have a cartilge problem, a tendon problem, a bursitis problem or an arthritis problem. Each of these could explain your problem. Do you have knee swelling? This could be a clue. You evaluation will help clarify these possibilities. ...Read more

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My right knee hurts when I walk sometimes and a bruise appears. I have insoles, take multivitamins and not lime disease.?

My right knee hurts when I walk sometimes and a bruise appears. I have insoles, take multivitamins and not lime disease.?

Deserves evaluation: Some conditions can't be readily diagnosed online. There are many possible causes, such as chondromalacia or a torn meniscus. I do want to esp. Comment on your saying "not lyme." lyme is surprisingly common. The standard elisa screening test misses at least half the cases & even the standard western blot gives many false negatives so you could have lyme even if your test was negative. See comment:. ...Read more

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My right knee hurts when I try to walk after sitting for about 10mins, sometimes it barely carries my weight but usually eases of after 3 mins. Help?

My right knee hurts when I try to walk after sitting for about 10mins, sometimes it barely carries my weight but usually eases of after 3 mins. Help?

Varies: The two most common causes would typically some type of meniscal pathology, most commonly a tear; or an area of your knee with chondromalacia. There are other possibilities as well. An MRI may be helpful in determining the diagnosis, don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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My right knee hurts the back side really bad hurts wen I walk touch or rub it. What could the cause be?

My right knee hurts the back side really bad hurts wen I walk touch or rub it. What could the cause be?

Pain behind knee: When the focal area of knee pain is in the back (called the "poplieteal fossa"), one disorder to suspect is a large cyst behind the knee joint, which is known as a baker's cyst. An ultrasound test can be used to confirm this. Treatment is either wait and watch or surgical removal of the cyst. ...Read more

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Hello. I am 34, female. I've been having sharp pain on my inner right knee. By the end of the day the back of my knee hurts as well. Worse daily.?

Hello. I am 34, female. I've been having sharp pain on my inner right knee. By the end of the day the back of my knee hurts as well. Worse daily.?

Orthopedic: Evaluation is necessary to rule out internal derangement of the knee or a ruptured popliteal cyst: you need an expert evaluation, x-rays, probable MRI, evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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My knee hurts don't know hor but mostly when I walk and its not broken b/c I can walk right knee bottom corner what should I do to know forsure what's?

My knee hurts don't know hor but mostly when I walk and its not broken b/c I can walk right knee bottom corner what should I do to know forsure what's?

Examination needed: This will see where exactly you hurt, and also check the stability of the different ligaments, check for meniscal pain, and also assess for mechanical problems, ie. How all the joints in your legs are connected. Knee pain can be from the knee itself or from how you are using the knee when running or walking or be ding, etc. ...Read more

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What should I do my right knee hurts and I also have varicose veins on my right foot?

What should I do my right knee hurts and I also have varicose veins on my right foot?

Visit an Orthopedist: Pain is an obvious sign something is wrong. Why wait for it to get worse? The more you wait the more damage you can be doing. I would recommend icing the knee until you can get to a doctor. You can also try one of the various knee braces available at a sporting goods store. I don't believe the varicose veins on your right foot are related to your right knee pain. ...Read more

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My right knee hurts and swells if I walk a lot what could be the cause?

My right knee hurts and swells if I walk a lot what could be the cause?

Probably arthritis: Other causes might include bursitis or a blood clot, but pain and swelling are signs of arthritis, and that is the most likely diagnosis. Your doctor can help you make a more precise diagnosis and determine the best treatment. ...Read more

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Acl question had surgery on my left ACL a year ago and now whenever I am active my right knee hurts, what is happening

Acl question had surgery on my left ACL a year ago and now whenever I am active my right knee hurts, what is happening

Not sure: Probably unrelated unless you were unfortunate enough to have graft taken from unaffected leg which is a regional thing only popular and supported by data from indianapolis. Depends on location and quality of pain. If continues talk to your doc that fixed you. ...Read more

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My right knee hurts after I drive my car. Day to day and after exercise it is fine. When I bend my right knee slowly, I hear/feel a click.?

Knee pain: When you are in a seated position the patella (Knee cap) acts as a fulcrum. Your quadriceps attach to it. In some people, the patella will slide laterally excessively and cause a kind of 'lock up' pain/click. See and orthopod for a good exam. There is a simple surgery to correct the problem. ...Read more

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Rug burn-like pain on the outside of my right knee. Hurts if I rub it against something, but its not external. Cortisone recently and history of disc issue?

Rug burn-like pain on the outside of my right knee. Hurts if I rub it against something, but its not external. Cortisone recently and history of disc issue?

Interesting: The character of the pain sounds neurologic and should be examined by the doctors treating your serious neck condition. Spinal stenosis can affect both neck and back in those who have the condition early in life. Trauma to the knee can give local symptoms because it is a bony joint with a superficial nerve that is vulnerable to bumps. It is safe to "watch it" if you stay active. ...Read more

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Right knee hurts, can't stand/walk. Pain is just below the kneecap to the left inside part. Doesn't hurt to bend/straighten/idle. No swelling etc.

Right knee hurts, can't stand/walk. Pain is just below the kneecap to the left inside part. Doesn't hurt to bend/straighten/idle. No swelling etc.

Meniscus: The meniscus is formed of tough, rubbery cartilage and acts as a shock absorber between your shinbone and thighbone. It can be torn if you suddenly twist your knee while bearing weight on it.

Tough to truly diagnosis without an exam. See an orthopedic physician. ...Read more

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Everytime I walk more than 30 mins, my right knee hurts, vague pain cannot point, right foot hurts as well, MRI didn't shw serious prob. Rx?

Everytime I walk more than 30 mins, my right knee hurts, vague pain cannot point, right foot hurts as well, MRI didn't shw serious prob. Rx?

Check circulation: If MRI showed nothing, you should check the circulation. Sometimes the pain could be poor circulation on the leg. There's another possibility is from the lower back problem. Lower back problem also could radiating pain to the leg. ...Read more

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What should I do if my right knee hurts and I have vericose veins on my right foot?

What should I do if my right knee hurts and I have vericose veins on my right foot?

Rt knee pain: Maybe related to your varicose veins and may not. Can be from lower back pain referring to your knee. Maybe arthritis pain. Need a xray or MRI but first see a doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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My right knee hurts. It always has. Even when I was just a child. I can't fold my legs for too long. Reason?? Now that I'm obese, it hurts even more!

My right knee hurts. It always has. Even when I was just a child. I can't fold my legs for too long. Reason?? Now that I'm obese, it hurts even more!

Be seen: You would really need to be seen and examined and probably undergo some testing for an accurate diagnosis as there are multiple possibilities, from an undiagnosed inflammatory arthritis to some type of congenital problem. There are so many pisdibilities. On top of that, obesity can aggravate an underlying knee problem as well and should be treated aggressively. ...Read more

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I'm 13 weeks pregnant and my right knee hurts. It hurts when I bend down or even walk or go down the stairs. I haven't suffered any knee injuries.?

I'm 13 weeks pregnant and my right knee hurts. It hurts when I bend down or even walk or go down the stairs. I haven't suffered any knee injuries.?

Rest: Probably a minor sprain. I would suggest rest, and you may want to wrap it. See your doctors if it swells up, gets worse or doesn't get better in 3 days. Best wishes ...Read more

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Right knee pain fell in twice between 2011/12 on knee. Burns and hurts to bend after standing for short periods of time. Cause? Hist: htn & pcos

Have knee evaluated: With the history of trauma, you want to be sure there are no tears in the knee. It is best to have it evaluated, preferably by an orthopedist. An MRI may be necessary. ...Read more