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Pain In Back Of Knee When Walking
Pain in the back of my ankle while walking, mild pain when touch, when walking the pain is felt in my lower back calf.
Tendonitis likely: Sounds like achilles tendonitis if the pain originates from that thick tendon on your heel up to your calf. The most dangerous thing would be a blood clot in your leg, typically occurs after travel or sedentary lifestyle and you get swelling in leg. If calf is swollen and you recently traveled, see your doctor quickly. If tender on the tendon anti inflammatories would be best if stomach OK. ...Read more
Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more
sides and back of knee
sharp consistant pain
instability in the joint
worsens after sitting
while sitting cannot raise leg off of floor?
Get Ortho evaluation: With complaints of constant pain and a sense of instability, you would be best served by having a thorough orthopaedic examination to assess whether or not you have a significant injury such as a meniscal tear or ligamentous tear. ...Read more
Sudden Knee pain when walk and bend knee pain at the back of knee goes up my leg seems to be pain on the outside muscle on the back of my knee ?
Pain: Likely pull/strain. Probable it or intertrichanteric band problem. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tenderness in upper outer right calf. Pain intensifies when getting up after sitting for a while. Pain from hip to knee when stretching opposite leg.
Lumbar disk?: An s-1 nerve root irritation will cause this type of symptom pattern. Stretching the opposite side pulls the nerve root towards that side, also theother side also pulled 2 that side. If is trapped or irritated & not able 2 move it let's u kno. This is radicular pain & is referred to the area it innervates. This is what causes pain in the opposite leg. ...Read more
Burning pain in right groin when sitting or lying down. Rest of hip and leg aches some when sitting.Less pain when standing walking. Pregnant. Causes?
Unlikely Hip: Typical hip pain that stems from arthritis is usually not described as "burning". However, nerve pain, (called neuropathy) is commonly described by patients as burning, tingling, electrical. The location of your pain in the groin is similar to where hip joint pain would be felt, but your description of the pain gives me the sense that this is a nerve. Arthritis also has stiffness involved. ...Read more
Knee pain on the side and back of the knee. Pains while standing ip from sitting position and while walking downstairs.
Pain behind right knee? Sometime in butt down to calf? Numbness in back of ankle. No back pain! hips hurt when sleep on 1 side to long.
Lumbar disk disease: This is the approximate distribution of a sciatica type syndrome. If you have a computer go to google and type in dermatome map. If you look at the dermatome MAP you can see the distribution of where the nerves come from the supply the specific areas mentioned. If this is that symptomatic you probably need to go in and see your doctor and get a MRI of the lumbar spine for further evaluation. ...Read more
Bursitis: Trochanteric bursitis or inflammation of the the fluid filled sack over the hip bone (greater trochanter) is a common cause of lateral hip pain in runners. If stretching and anti-inflammatory medications have not helped, you should get a steroid injection. You r primary care doc can do this or if they are not comfortable with it, get a referral to pain management. ...Read more
Pain in calfs with severe Right knee pain that travels through the whole leg and to the buttocks and severe pain in feet when walking
Sounds Sciatic: Radiating pain up and down the legs sounds like a nerve issue. The sciatic nerve and its branches would be the likely culprit. The important question is what's causing the irritation? It could be a space occupying lesion, bakers cyst, related to increased facial compartment pressures or an issue with the nerve itself. It definitely deserves a thorough evaluation. Dr.R ...Read more
Pain at the back inner knee and in the upper inner calf and increases in pain when I pull my foot up?
Swollen leg?: Is that leg swollen? Are you on any hormone therapy such as birth control or have you traveled by plane recently? Recent surgery or family history of PE or DVT? The pain is a somewhat vague symptom but if it's coupled with a risk factor and swelling then you should get checked for a DVT. ...Read more
Intense sharp pain in left hip,buttock and thigh after run. Can hardly walk. No pain in rest. Pain eases after walking a while. Worst when getting up.
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