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Pain Right Above Knee Cap
Pain right above knee cap no pain when bent but forget putting it straight it feels like my knee is going to break. Just keeping leg straight hurts ?
I have a sharp pain right above my knee cap and the worsens at night, what could it be? this has been happening for almost a year.
Bursitis: The suprapatellar bursa/fluid-filled sac can be found just under the upper knee cap/patella which extends upward to the quadriceps muscle. This can become inflamed after injury from a fall or from overuse including running. Possibly the position of lying down at night makes it more symptomatic. Anti-inflammatories such as ibuprofen may help; you may need an injection. See orthopedist. ...Read more
Right above my knee cap I'm getting these flashes of pain in my right knee. No injury at all just started today and comes in flashes. Prob nothing?
I have pain in my right knee. In the muscle just above the knee cap to the right, close to the knee cap. Hurts after I apply pressure. I am an athlete?
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 ?
Quad tendinitis: The quadriceps muscle inserts via a thick tendon onto the top of the kneecap (patella). Quadriceps tendinitis (painful inflammation or intrinsic injury) can occur in the tendon with trauma or an overuse injury. Nonoperative management usually works: rest, ice, NSAIDs, stretching (heel toward buttocks), and potentially formal physical therapy can all help. ...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?
Could be...: Thigh muscle weakness and the way the thigh and leg line up can lead to pain under the patella (knee cap). See a sports medicine physician or physical therapist. Therapy often helps; severe case may need surgery, but most sports specialists try therapy and other nonsurgical treatments first. ...Read more
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