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Pain On Outside Of Knee Cap
I have a numb feeling the on the outside of my left knee and a shooting pain underneath my knee cap.
I just found a hard lump on my left knee, on the outside left corner of the bone under the knee cap. No pain but it's protruding like like a marble.
Needs to be checked: It needs to be checked . We need a detailed history if there is any trauma .is it painful to touch and any other associated symptoms. It needs to be examined and may need. X-rays or other imaging .It may be a hematoma , a cyst , or a bony tumor .So get it checked by your Promary care physician u ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bad osteo in both knees now hv a lg lump n swelling (where the little bone is on outside below knee cap) bone three times sz it should be bad pain?
Knee Effusion: Sounds like a knee effusion which is fluid collection increase in the knee. If its really bad, you may need to have your knee drained. Occasionally a steroid injection may help decrease the pain and fluid collection. I would have you checked out by a sports medicine physician or orthopedic physician to make a true evaluation. ...Read more
I get a very acute pain on the surface of my knee cap. I can feel a small object under the surface of the skin that tends to move around.
Knee cap: If it is burstitis in front of your knee cap (not behind knee cap) then put hot towels on it and don't kneel or bend much. Use Motrin too. If it does not get better within a week have it checked out. Also i assume you have no foreign bodies under the skin from some accident. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Once in a while above my knee cap Has immense pain for a couple minutes. I'm a biker. It happened every other day and sporadically ?
Stretch: Focus on stretching exercises for the quads and hamstring. Avoid deep squats , stairs and lunging. All of those activities increase the load to the kneecap. Take anti-inflammatory medication if not medically contraindicated. ...Read more
I have a condition where my knee caps move around I can't remember the name is there anything that can help with the pain?
Moving knee cap pain: Ehlers danlos syndrome is one of the conditions that leads to excess joint movement. You many not have that, and just have lose ligaments. Pain comes from the groove on the upper leg bone, femur, and the pyramidal shape of the inner patella, knee cap rubbing. Braces exist to stabilize the knee cap, or surgeries can fix the problem. See an orthopedic surgeon or PMR doctor. ...Read more
Possibly arthritis: Knee cap pain conditions are common: either patellofemoral syndrome or chondromalacia patella. Both manifest with pain deep or behind the knee cap worse with stairs, inclines/declines, kneeling/squatting, sitting for long periods of time. Anytime the knee is bent deeply, the kneecap engages in its groove on the end of the thigh bone which can cause the irritation/pain. ...Read more
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