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Pain in front below the knee?

Pain in front below the knee?

Not uncommon: U can try to use over the counter medication or u see u physician for evaluation and work up. ...Read more

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Patella (Definition)

Patella is a thick piece of bone, more commonly known ...Read more


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Having pain in the left knee and slightly above the knee?

Having pain in the  left knee and slightly above the knee?

Exam: Have the knee examined- could be tendonitis, muscle strain or internal knee derangement. See a physician. ...Read more

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Knee pain in back of the knee just above the calf, to the outside of the knee radiating to the ankle. Pain with prolonged weight baring & flexion caus

Knee pain in back of the knee just above the calf, to the outside of the knee radiating to the ankle. Pain with prolonged weight baring & flexion caus

Bakers Cyst: This is common in people who stand up for a long time. It develops on the back of you knee, the popliteal fossa, and presses on a the proneal nerver which causes the pain to shoot down to you ankle. Need and orthopedic consult. ...Read more

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Recently I have pain above the left knee with pain around the disc of the hip at the top of the leg.Also with pain at the back of leg below the knee.?

Recently I have pain above the left knee with pain around the disc of the hip at the top of the leg.Also with pain at the back of leg below the knee.?

Need More Info: Need to know other things. Have you had an injury? Is this first time? Have you been ill? Is there family history of issues like this? Any abnormality in appearance ( like swelling, redness, etc) get me a litle more information and i can give you a list of possibilities or concerns. ...Read more

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Leg swelling bellow knee . pain ANA discomfort from the knee to the toes .

Leg swelling bellow knee . pain ANA discomfort from the knee to the toes .

Blood clot : this could be a serious condition seek medical help immediately ...Read more

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What are the causes of knee pain below the knee cap?

Osgood schlaters: If you are are a teenager you may have painful tibial tuberodities as seen in osgood schlatters disease. This is seen in teen ager when the bone grows quicker than the blood supply causing islands of necrosis. This is a benign vondition helped by rest. ...Read more

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Swelling above the front of ankle around the shin area?

Swelling above the front of ankle around the shin area?

In absence of injury: This could be ganglion, or a swelling from underlying bone, nerve, muscle, or vascular tissue. If its getting bigger or causing pain, etc. Then need for investigating it further with xrays, mri/ct scans, blood work. Surgical removal with biopsy would most likely be necessary to get definite diagnosis. ...Read more

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I am having medial knee pain around the femur. Point tenderness on medial side with sharp shooting pains under the patella. Why?

I am having medial knee pain around the femur. Point tenderness on medial side with sharp shooting pains under the patella. Why?

Various causes: Possibilities include cartilage damage, tendonitis, osteochondritis dessicans. Any history of injury? An orthopedic specialist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more

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Continues Pain at the upper medial area of the thigh near the testicles?

See below: Most common cause of pain in upper medial thigh is "pulled" or strained adductor muscle which attaches the femur to the pubic bone. Usually occurs with running, high impact sports, or sudden stopping/turning. Pain variable in severity and can affect mobility. Rx: rest, OTC NSAIDs, cold or heat pack, massage, stretching exercises. Other causes of pain as well. Best to see MD for accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could stabbing pain in the hip and knee pain indicate?

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What could stabbing pain in the hip and knee pain indicate?

More details needed: When is the pain present, what does it feel like, are there two separate pains or is it a continuous line of pain from your hip to knee. What was the mechanism of injury? Does it hurt when you press on the area. Some diagnoses include intrinsic hip and knee arthritis/ligament/tendon injuries, bursitis, radiculopathy, soft tissue strain, etc. Basically u need to be examined by a physician. ...Read more

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What is the main cause of persistant pain in the front of the knee below the knee cap felt strongest w/twisting and foot back farther than knee?

What is the main cause of persistant pain in the front of the knee below the knee cap felt strongest w/twisting and foot back farther than knee?

PAF: Patellofemoral syndrome would be my first thought. Patella stabilizing brace or strap and Phys Therapy program to strengthen the VMO of the quads can be helpful along with modifying exercise to avoid aggravation. Ice after exercise and NSAID if no reason not to take. Other common causes arthritis, meniscal tear or degeneration, loose body in the knee, bony bruise to knee host of others as well. ...Read more

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Torn meniscus pain on inside & front of knee also have aching pain in front of lower leg and pain in back of knee & tight feeling..related to injury?

Torn meniscus pain on inside & front of knee also have aching pain in front of lower leg and pain in back of knee & tight feeling..related to injury?

Likely: This does sound like your symptoms are related to the injury. Pain can radiate to the lower leg and swelling in the knee can often be felt in the back of the knee. ...Read more

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What nerve is being impinged if hip is anteriorly/internally rotated and pressure over greater trochanter causes pain in medial knee and medial ankle?

What nerve is being impinged if hip is anteriorly/internally rotated and pressure over greater trochanter causes pain in medial knee and medial ankle?

Not nerve impinge: Can b a couple of causes. Trochanteric bursitis is 1. The other could b of multiple origins. Fai is 1 or other hip maladies. The radiation 2 the knee can b referred from the hip, but not 2 the ankle. C an orthopedist for xame ; x-rays 2 try and get a handle on the problem. ...Read more

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Pain in lower thigh above knee?

Pain in lower thigh above knee?

Muscle strain: Possibilities include muscle strain, nerve inflammation, circulation problem. If there's redness and swelling, be tested for a deep clot on your veins. If there's pain with activity, there could be circulation problem. Suggest to your dr a arterial and venous us of your lower extremities. Quit smoking if you do. Take care! ...Read more

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How to treat pain in the right lower side right above the hip bone?

How to treat pain in the right lower side right above the hip bone?

See details: Right lower quadrant abdominal pain can be related to several causes. In a female it is usually GI or gyn causes. This needs evaluation to determine the exact cause. ...Read more

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What's pain that radiates from above left knee to the fumer and the hip.Sometimes it's painful below knee from behind.No back pain.Xrays of back good.?

What's pain that radiates from above left knee to the fumer and the hip.Sometimes it's painful below knee from behind.No back pain.Xrays of back good.?

Thigh Pain: Your description may represent pain referred from the nerve in your pain, may originate from the hip joint or around the hip joint such as the piriformis muscle, or the knee itself. Xrays are used to confirm a diagnosis, so before xrays a good history and physical examination will help guide the care giver on what to look for and what kind of xrays are needed. ...Read more

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What's the reason of pain below the knees?

What's the reason of pain below the knees?

A medical: history, examination and possibly tests would be required to answer this. Take care. ...Read more