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I'm 10 weeks pregnant and am having severe pain in my left leg especially behind my knee cap and sometimes up my thigh to my butt? What's wrong:/?

I'm 10 weeks pregnant and am having severe pain in my left leg especially behind my knee cap and sometimes up my thigh to my butt? What's wrong:/?

Back or front?: This sounds like nerve pain. The sciatic nerve travels down the back of the thigh from the mid butt to the knee and down to the heel. The femoral nerve goes from the groin down the front and outside margin of the thigh to the knee region. Either of these nerves can become inflammed and irritated during pregnancy. Have your doctor evaluate these nerve regions. ...Read more

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I've been having sense of fullness in my left leg behind my knee, its obvious I should see a doctor but in the meantime are there any over-the-counter leg pain reliever?

I've been having sense of fullness in my left leg behind my knee, its obvious I should see a doctor but in the meantime are there any over-the-counter leg pain reliever?

Let me try to help: Although I have no definite diagnosis, you could some Motrin and apply moist heat on it , avoid squatting and strenuous activity involving the knee. Please check it out as soon as you can. Than you. ...Read more

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Bubbling feeling in groin area like i can feel the blood flowing with upper leg pain and pain behind my knee what could it be?

Bubbling feeling in groin area like i can feel the blood flowing with upper leg pain and pain behind my knee what could it be?

Hernia vs vascular : your symptoms can be related to an inguinal hernia. Or also possibly a vascular lesion such as an aneurysm. You should have a surgeon examine you ...Read more

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I have had bad pain in the back of my legs behind my knees for a few years now. It is so bad now i can't even stand too long the pain is so horrible.

I have had bad pain in the back of my legs behind my knees for a few years now. It is so bad now i can't even stand too long the pain is so horrible.

You need a Dr!: There could be many things causing this. If it is in both, you may have damage to the structures (ligaments and tendons, etc) of the knee joint. Go and see an orthopedic surgeon and they will guide you further. ...Read more

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I have a few raised red dots only on one leg behind my knee on both outside and inside. They aren't itchy, but I have never seen them before. ?

I have a few raised red dots only on one leg behind my knee on both outside and inside. They aren't itchy, but I have never seen them before. ?

Simple skin irritation: Start by just observing. If it's gone in 1-5 days, Don't worry. If it's getting worse or persisting more than five days look for an irritation source like clothing or an exercise machine that pushes/rubs too hard on your skin there. Try simple skin creams. ...Read more

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Why does my leg hurt behind my knee?

Tendon : It depends. There tendons and muscles that insert there, and you may have an injury. If it worsens or doesn't show improvement over the next several days, you can visit your doctor for a more thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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I fell, since then my leg is painful behind my knee. It radiates up and down a bit. It is worst when fully extended and when changing positions.

I fell, since then my leg is painful behind my knee.  It radiates up and down a bit.  It is worst when fully extended and when changing positions.

Sprain: Sprain of muscle or ligament is likely. If there is swelling, discoloration or severe tenderness, have your physician examine you. Otherwise, try cold applications for 48 hours and then heat; NSAIDS like ibuprofen and wearing a ACE knee brace should help. ...Read more

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