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Pain On Left Side Of Left Knee
What would cause pain on left side of back left knee, down outter part of leg? Where tendon is. 25f with negative ultrasound of leg last year.
What is the best way to treat an it band injury. I get pain on the left side of my left knee and am an avid runner?
ITB syndrome: The recommended treatment includes activity modification (relative rest, less mileage, attention to surface you are training on), stretching (medical literature does not clearly demonstrate this modality to be effective), massage (there are tools on the market to perform to self--graston), footwear adjustment (dependent on foot type and include orthotics), physical therapy, medication, and injections. ...Read more
Pain under left rib, left side/back &left knee. Severe headache, pain left side of head. Switching on left side of face, chest pain. Positve ecoli urine?
Knee pain: Any injury? Can be meniscus injury or hamstring strain or ligament sprain. Please get evaluated for complete exam and xray. Try ice application and avoiding activity that makes your pain worse. ...Read more
Was try to pull a motorcycle away from my car and towards my side. Felt passing pain on inner side of left knee. No pain since but sense some issue?
Do not worry: If no pain now do not worry about it, only if pain persist you should seek medical attention. ...Read more
Extreme pain in interior right side of left knee. Had xray 3 weeks ago and nothing showed. Dr said should go away in two weeks but it has not. Any wieght bearing exsercse makes it worse especially bending or kneeling. Staionary bike ok however.
Yesterday, I itched real bad near side of left knee. When I went to scratch it, I felt a real large lump, now it looks like a big bruise.???
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A fluid filled lump has developed over 3 months of daily bike commuting on the medial side of Left Knee Patellar Ligament. It is 1" wide fixed pos.
See your DR, get exam and xray and you will have your answer.
Unable to give you reassurance without above. ...Read more
Muscle right below left knee AND muscle to the right side of left knee feels like it connects to calf hurts a lot with movement more when bending leg
I have a lump on right side of left knee. Painful to touch. Can't tell if it is hard or not. Saw urgent care and dx with lipoma. Referred to surgery. Saw surgeon and Ultrasound ordered. Is that because she thinks it could be something more serious?
Reason for Ultrasoun: By serious I'm thinking you're referring to cancer or something that'll compromise use of the leg in the future, right? Let me reassure you the reason an ultrasound was ordered is to figure out whether it is something like a cyst or something like a benign fatty deposit. This will help them make a decision as to what steps to take. It's the most cost effective way to guide therapy. ...Read more
I have pain in my left knee at the back and left side of the knee every time I lift it. What's wrong?
Knee pain: You may have a problem with the knee ligaments, muscles around it, menisci, bones. More history is necessary as well as physical exam. ...Read more
Cyst: A meniscal cyst may do what you are describing unusual for a knee to swell only on one side. ...Read more
How long will the recovery last for a osteochondroma removal on the inner side of my left knee? How long on crutches?
It depends on if --: --it's sessile or on a stalk, also how close to the knee. If minimal bone is removed and the integrity of the bone is not compromised, U only need the wound to heal. Couple days on crutches then if you feel good, use a cane until healed. The ultimate decision is to come from your surgeon as we all follow different protocols. ...Read more
I'm having pain behind my left knee on the side too, can't bend or straiten well weight bearing is tolerable with assitance?
See an orthopedist: Sounds like you have a meniscal tear or cartilage injury. Some of your symptoms are typical - including pain and locking. Other symptoms may include swelling, clicking, and instability. Check in with a local orthopedic surgeon for an evaluation. He will probably recommend physical therapy initially and perhaps an MRI depending on you examination. Arhtroscopic surgery may be necessary. ...Read more
Due to an injury to my left knee, I cannot lay on my left side for a colonoscopy. Is there another way the colonoscopy can be done?
Probably yes.: I am sure the gastroenerologist if experienced will find a position, or find a way to do it. ...Read more
Y do I have a bump on the inner side of my left knee? It hurts whenever I work and be active so it basically hurts all the time. How do I fix it?
I have had an intermittent sensation of a cold, wet spot just below my left knee, on the outer side. Not actually wet, just feels that way. Causes?
Sensation: When people describe things with warm or cold or wet or burning, I usually think about the cause as something neurological in nature, such as a pinched nerve or compressed nerve somewhere. Especially if you have not had any trauma to your knee. Sounds like you need to get an an evaluation from your doctor. ...Read more
I hit my left knee hard today now its swollen and I can't bare weight on it or bend it the pain is on the right side of my knee should I be concerned?
If you truly cannot bend the knee or bear weight then the injury is sufficient to be concerned.
Whether or not you need immediate attention would be impossible to say based on limited information. Often one can elevate, ice and rest for 48-72 hrs to see if it improves.
One reason to seek medical attention would be if there was an open wound associated with the injury.
My left knee sometimes has sharp quick pains on the side facing my other leg. Both of my knees look messed up. Do I have bad knees or is this serious?
Sounds you have Bad:
Knees as you say, But without being seen, It'll be difficult for any one to tell you about your knee problems.
Suggest you see your local Orthopod to get a proper evaluation. ...Read more
I was laying on my side my left knee shot out like a rubber band the pain was completely unbearable! It took a bit to get it in a pos. To relieve?
Simple vs serious: Our bodies always have things that grow and change. Skin, fat, muscle, lymph nodes, bones, can change shape, get larger, more prominent due to many factors. The vast majority are not cancer but simply unusual growths like fatty tumors, cysts, skin tags, moles, etc. Most cause no symptoms and can be watched. If they cause symptoms or change colors, bleed, bruise or hurt, then see your doctor. ...Read more
Pain behind knee and on sides after jumping over a small rock. The left knee did not bend on landing like the right and is now very painful.?
Could be Cartilage:
Other choices are muscle or tendon or ligament
You may need an evaluation ...Read more
Lil lump on the left side of ny left knee, was told I hit it cause that's how it looks, 2 weeks now and now smaller ones are appearing around it?
Orthopedic surgeon: Multiple lumps on the side of your knee is most unusual and I recommend that you have an examination by an orthopedic surgeon for diagnosis. ...Read more
I torn my cartilage in my left knee and had surgery, they removed my cartilage on the left side. I regularly exercise but there is still pain.?
I have knee OA, and I am having pain in the left knee behind the leg, it feels like it's that band, on the lateral side, what could be causing this?
Knee pain: Sometime one can develop bakers cyst Behind the knee joint. Get it checked please ...Read more
I went knee "left" first into a pole and now both sides of my knee hurts and the back of it also hurts and it does hurt to walk or bend "left knee"
A direct blow to the knee most commonly causes a contusion, a bruise to the soft tissues and the bone.
It can also cause bursitis, an inflammation of the tissue in front of the knee.
If there is significant swelling or instability, it may be worth seeing a doctor to have it examined to be sure there is no internal injury. ...Read more
I woke up this morning with pain around my left knee cap on the bottom right side of it. It hurts to bend and I didn't do anything to it. What is this?
I have pain on the inner side of my left knee when I pick up the leg to walk. It doesn't hurt to stand or to walk on it. However, getting in and out o?
Medial Knee Pain: Could be a torn meniscus if the pain is at the knee joint. This requires an orthopedist to evaluate. However, if the pain is just below the knee, about 1 -1 1/2 inches, and medial, this would be a pes anserine (duck foot) bursitis. Use ice and Aleve (naproxen) or see the ortho for a cortisone injection. ...Read more
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