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Pain Behind Knee When Bending Leg
Knee pain in front and behind. Worse when bending knee. Also front shin pain throbbing deep ache same leg. Keeps me up at night. Not sure what to Do?
See a doctor: You see a doctor and have the knee evaluated. ...Read more
Getting sharp pain behind knee after Falling on it. No swelling or bruising. Only pain is when I'm bending my knee. Able to apply weight when straight?
Knee pain: I would still get an X-ray due to where the pain is. Rest and ice as well ...Read more
Sharp stabbing sensation in left knee. Pain occurs when bending or lifting leg. No pain pushing or massaging knee. Ideas?
Ideas, many: Knee pain is very frequent, as with other pains try to recall: onset of pain, radiation, alleviating or aggravating factors, severity of the pain. Possible causes: sprain, tendonitis, bursitis, osteoarthritis, etc. You need to see your primary doctor first and then maybe you need further referral if is not a simple diagnosis. If you had a trauma and then pain seek an orthopedist. ...Read more
Have knee pain bending, stairs, sitting for too long, hurts try exercises no luck. Sometimes leg will get numb while sitting long what is this?
Varies: There are a umber of possibilities, I would not hesitate to be seen and am exam and appropriate studies can likely determine the cause. The most common cause of anterior knee pain that is worse when sitting with knee flexed or going up the stairs is a disorder of the patella; the most common of which is chondromalacia. There are many good nonsurgical options. ...Read more
28 yrs women, height 5.3 & weight 80kgs. Past 3 days having knee pain while squatting up & when bending the legs. Unable to raise from floor. Pls help?
Sharp severe pain in left knee. Pain occurs when bending or lifting leg, when going down stairs, and when pressing quad-edge of kneecap.
Protection!: You know the joke "Doc, it hurts when I do this." and Doc says "Don't do that! Well, for now try not to do those things. Also use a good knee brace to protect/imobolize the knee until you can see a doctor for an exam. Rest will help whatever it is to stop further irritation damage. Knees can be unforgiving, so treat them w/ gentle care. Best! ...Read more
Knee pain when bending, knee stiffness and leg tingling back of knee and front of knee are swollen no fever not red its been a month since this started the back of my leg hurts when I walk around any ideas??? I have no insurance so plz help!! .
Recommend Eval: With knee pain lasting a month, swelling and stiffness I would recommend you have the knee looked at. There are several possible causes to your symptoms; some that may be more concerning then others. Your knee may need to be drained (fluid removed). A more thorough history and exam of your knee seems necessary at this point. Consider a virtual consult as a starting point. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Tibia knee fracture healed MRI clear still knee pain anf pain when bending knee. When standing leg not straight?
Nerve injury: Knee injuries may be associated with nerve damage at times which is quite painful- many people guard their knees (avoid use due to fear of pain) and may develop contraction deformities and adhesions which may explain your lack of range of motion. You may need to revisit with your surgeon or seek expert opinion with pain specialist. ...Read more
Hamstring: Pain behind the knee w/ ' stretching' your leg may be due to hamstring irritation/ injury, undiagnosed bakers' cysts, and other causes. See your md for evaluation if no improvement or go to er if pain / swelling worsen (dvt work - up). ...Read more
What would cause a feeling of creeping internally up the back of my leg from my knee to below bottom? Also pain behind knee. Not severe, red, or hot.
Leg pain.: Sitting in front of computer a long time in a hard chair would my first guess. Lets do 2nd opinion and figure I out. ...Read more
Knee pain that radiates to shin calf thigh and side of leg and pain when I press behind right side of knee and front right side what can it be?
Impossible to say: See an orthopedist or rheumatologist and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more
No knee pain ever. Recently I have been doing a project that requires me to squat down to do some things. When I get up I can't straighten my leg, pain behind knee cap. This will last for 24 hrs and then be fine. Will happen the following weekend when I s
Chondromalacia patel: This is probably chondromalacia patella this is softening of the Cartlidge underneath the kneecap. The best therapy is to strengthen and the quadriceps muscle. These are the thigh muscles. ...Read more
Probably not: Sudden onset pain usually is associated with something like a muscle tear or cyst rupture if the pain is very localized to behind the knee, not involving the entire lower leg. However, any time there is concern about a possible blood clot, you should be checked by a health professional. ...Read more
Should I see a doctor for left leg behind knee pain I can barely walk on it and if I sit down to long for more than 5 min it is really bad for me?
Knee pain on/off 7 yrs. Around/behind kneecaps. Both legs, not always same time. Can’t link to weather, activity, temp. Heat=more discomfort. Akp?
therapy is importan: This sounds like you have patellofemoral pain syndrome. This is the result of mild damage to the cartilage behind her kneecap or a chronic strain to the muscles attaching into the kneecap. If symptoms of swelling, catching, locking and giving way occur he may require surgery. If these do not exist physical therapy stressing the core, hip muscles and the muscles would be indicated. ...Read more
I m having a very sharp pain in my legs my thigh is so tight and its so painful that's it hard to move. Pain behind knee! Wtd? I'm 145lbs 5 0” inches
Nerve: The combination of pain radiating down the leg and numbness is consistent with a nerve impingement from a bulging disc in your lower spine. A lesser cause is primary nerve inflammation (neuritis). A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. A spine MRI may be ordered. ...Read more
How can I tell if I have a blood clot right behind my knee? Pain & mild swelling behind knee on left leg. I'm only 18, normal weight but sedintary.
Unable to sit by folding legs. If manage to fold then can't bring it back have pain behind knee area and hip area. Having e.Coli in urine. What's this?
Saw PCP yesterday for pain behind knee on L leg w/calf pain, showed him MRI diagnosis may-thurner syn. He thinks pain is related to mts, didn't do tests. Ideas?
Convinced I have dvt and going to die had four scans on one leg two on other but I am still scared they missing something no swelling or heat just pain behind knee cant cope anymore?
Panicking neg doppler ten days ago startes getin pain behind knee yesterday panic attacks it clot had three scans on left leg one on right and ct all neg but d dimer was 310 cut off 230?
Clinical more import: There is much more importance in this kind of situation of the clinical picture for the presence of a blood clot than the value of 1 single lab value. If your other testing is negative multiple times and a doctor's examination of the leg is negative for suspicion of a clot then, 1 single abnormal lab shouldn't change anything. Write to me if more questions: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi ...Read more
I have a venous us and see a vascular doc in a week for severe bilateral foot/ankle swelling attacks. The leg cramps/pain behind knee.? How to sleep?
One of the concerns:
Is a clot, a bakers cyst is another that comes to mind. A clot is serious if present and needs to be dealt with immediately. The question is did you already have he ultrasound or not? If you didn't go get it done...And do not wait a week. If you did and it was negative, I would call the doctors office anyway explain your ina lot of pain and ask to be seen earlier.
Perhaps ice would help.... ...Read more
L5-S1 microdiscectomy Fri for left leg sciatic pain. Calf/foot pain relief w/some thigh/behind knee pain. Pain less AM but sharp pain down left leg into foot w/pain level of 9.5 & hurts sitting/lying.
Microdiskectomy: Give it some time; sometimes simply moving the roots around can upset the lumbar plexus and give you intermittent (even quite severe) pain, although it resolves within a week or two. Getting to the disk requires mobilization of the roots and inflammatory changes from that- or the disk herniation- itself can give this pain. As long as bowel and bladder OK, hopefully this will resolve also. Best! ...Read more
Pain behind knee cap. Bulging foot veins. Leg hurts when pressure applied. Cramping in calf and thigh. Neg ddimer and ultrasound. What could it be?
Chondromalac/compart: When knees develop early tendonitis change, there can be periods of flare where inflammation and pain can develop behind the kneecap due to cartilage tears. This is also called patellar chondromalacia. There is also concern for compartment syndrome given your vascular complaints. It is thus best to see a Sports Medicine &/or Vascular MD to diagnose what is going on and make sure of the diagnosis. ...Read more
My knee felt funny now it hurts I just when straighting it pop like a gun shot and when bending the knee pain is almot unbearable?
I have been having knee pain for about a month. It's okay to, stand on, but bending or straightening it hurts. Any idea what it might be?
See details: Have the knee evaluated to determine the cause of the pain and the treatment options. ...Read more
Many things.: There are many entities that can cause pain when flexing and extending the knee. It's hard to be specific without an exam. See an orthopedic knee specialist, who can evaluate you. ...Read more
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