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Pain Under Knee Cap When Climbing Stairs
I went for MRI and it shows that my knee caps are fine. But I am feeling pains when doing normal activities such as sitting down and climbing stairs.
I am having a bruised feeling on my knee cap. It hurts when pressing on it or climbing stairs. It hurts even more when the knee is bent with pressure?
Possibilities: Prepatellar bursitis is inflamation of the fluid filled sac located in front of your knee cap; it can cause swelling and tenderness to touch. Also patellofemoral syndrome can cause pain particularly with squats, stairs and hills. In this case the knee cap is rubbing on the underlying bone which can happen with repetitive exercise which is why it can be called "runner's knee" stretching can help. ...Read more
I have extreme pain in my knee accompanied by cracking and grinding under my kneecap when ever I move leg it feels as if my knee cap is shifting. What is this it pains more going down stairs then it does to climb them should I get this checked?
I am 38 year old female.I have knee pain especially in morning and time of climbing stairs or bending downwards. What should I do?
Patella femoral : If your pain is in front/under your knee cap, then most likely patella femoral pain syndrome/chondromalacia patella. Best managed with exercise to strengthen your quads to improve tracking, and avoiding deep knee bending activities. Also oral or topical nsaids can be of benefit, as well as a brace. Injection of cortisone or hyaluronic acid also very popular. If all else fails, then scope. ...Read more
I have a jabbing pain in my left knee when climbing stairs following heavy exercise. What could this be and can I keep running?
Maybe ant. knee pain: Anterior knee pain (patello-femoral dysfunction) is a commonly seen "overuse" injury that can appear after a person increases his training, changes running surfaces, changes to different shoes, gets a separate leg injury that results in slight gait changes, gets some weakness in the quads, etc... A primary care, sports med, or orthopedic doctor's exam can help. Meanwhile, running less is helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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