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Pain On Outer Side Of Knee
Is it possible to get tendonitis in knees, pain on outer side of knee when standing, painful to walk. What could it be?
The big three.: Among the three most common problems are Iliotibial band pain, lateral collateral ligament sprain and later meniscus tear. You will need to be examined by a specialist to determine if any of these are possibilities or is something else responsible. ...Read more
I had a cortizone (hydrocortisone) shot in my lft knee 5 days ago 4 inflammation. How long before the shot will take effect 4 I still have pain on outer side of knee?
Should be working: Call doctor who injected the knee to see what else needs be done if you have received absolutely no relief at all. ...Read more
Sixty-year-old female has sharp pain on outer side of right knee only when kneeling. Knee is not swollen or bruised looking. Will rest help?
Depends: If the pain has been present for more than 2 weeks, it may need to be evaluated further. Locking, catching, or giving out are signs of. A more serious problem. ...Read more
Is it normal to still have pain after having a cortisone shot in knee 2 weeks ago? Now the pain is on the outer side of knee. And there's clicking.
16 yrs old, pain on outer side of calf near knee for 2 weeks. No known injury. Pain is on and of, not linked to any specific movement. Strain? Clot?
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I started feeling pain on the outer side of my knee while running 2 week ago. I rested it for 2 weeks n ran again, beyond 8km, pain starts n I can't run?
Right knee gives out sometimes when walking. Feel pain towards the outer side of the knee. Also sometimes forced me to limp from tightness. Tendon?
Knee pain: If it has gotten to the point that your knee is giving out on you, you probably have significant damage to the joint. Have you had an injury? The place you're describing pain is associated with lateral meniscal and lateral collateral ligament damage. You need to see an Ortho and have an MRI done to check the extent of the damage and possible surgery. Good luck ...Read more
I've fallen and my rt knee was bent behind me and a landed on it I have severe pain to the outer side of the knee and underneath the back of the knee. The pain radiates down the tibula and fibula down to the foot. When I try to stand or move the nknee I
Without: Without an xray and examination, it is very difficult to know for sure what you have done to your knee/leg. The most common possibilities include a fracture, ligament sprains or tears, cartilage tears, and a deep contusion/bruise to the bone/joint. You really should be evaluated as soon as possible by an orthopedic surgeon, or perhaps at least in a minor emergency room. In an er, xrays can be taken to evaluate for a broken bone. If it is more of a soft tissue injury, and if the diagnosis remains unclear after a physical exam by the physician, an MRI may be needed for additional information. ...Read more
My left knee clicks half the time when I walk, some times I may have pain on the outer side of the knee on walking, MRI didn't show meniscal tear.
Dislocated my knee in June 2014. Since then, I have been experiencing catching and a lot of pain mostly on the outer side of my knee. What could it be?
Knee dislocation: Did u dislocate ur entire knee or more commonly the knee cap? Catching and pain on the lateral side can indicate a problem with the patelofemoral articulation. This should be evaluated ...Read more
I am having pain on my knee cap. It increases when I fold my leg. It also increasess when I play football. The pain is on the outer side of the knee cap.
Could be PFTD.: Hard to tell from a short snippet of information, but this could be something called "patellofemoral tracking disorder", otherwise known as "patellar maltracking", wherein the patella does not move across the knee joint as it usually should, which can cause pain from bone-on-bone contact. But, again...could be. An X-ray and MRI of the knee may be helpful. ...Read more
4 days post op. L knee arthroscopy. Alot of pain on outer side of lower thigh. Is this normal? Thankyou
Difficult to say...,: Without examining it. Could be tendinitis (inflamed tendon), a problem w/ a meniscus, arthritis, etc. Try putting an ice pack (over a towel to protect the skin) on it for 20 mins 3 times a day. You can also take Ibuprofen as directed if no contraindications. But if it doesn't get better in a week or so, get it checked by a doctor. ...Read more
See details: They are likely unrelated. The possibilities are endless and you have provided no specifics. If it is a problem, see a doctor and have the problems evaluated. ...Read more
Checkup: Have your physician do a complete exam to rule out any metabolic issues. ...Read more
Sciatic stimulation: You have identified your sciatic notch and are stimulating the nerve going through that area. Congratulations. Your prize is stinging sensations all the way down to the knee and if you keep probing you could get it to shoot right into the big toe! What may be cooler is if you could stimulate your own sciatic nerve and have someone else feel the zap behind their knee! That'd be crazy! LOL ...Read more
Sure it could: Might want to get this checked out esp if it not better rather quickly. ...Read more
I was told that my tibeau was tilted. What does that mean? Could that be why my knee clunks and locks? Could it mean a tear on the medial side?
Depends: Everyone's tibial plateau has a posterior slope. Clicking and popping in the knee can be normal or it can be a sign of a meniscus tear. It depends on the rest of the symptomology. Most knee pain can benefit from exercise therapy. Programs are available on the web on sites such as simpletherapy. Com if pain does not decrease within a week or two consider an orthopedic consultation. ...Read more
See your doctor: Pain that severe needs to be worked up by your doctor in person. He/she will listen to you, perform an examination and possibly order some tests to see what's wrong with you. ...Read more
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
Need to evaluate: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful answer without examining the lump. If there are lumps on both sides, these are likely to be fat. ...Read more
Long list: Pain can also be referred from back or hip. Common inside knee pain could be due arthritis, medial meniscus tear, strain of the ligament (mcl), inflammation of hamstring tendons, bursitis, plica, or knee cap region wear/tendonitis. Pain outside may be due to arthritis, lateral meniscus tear, strain of ligament (lcl), itband syndrome, popliteus tendinitis, knee cap region wear or tendonitis. ...Read more
Not enough info: There isn't enough info here to provide you with specific guidance. However if the pain is very severe or chronic - please let your parents know so that you can be medically evaluated. Take care. ...Read more
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