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Help pls..Should i seek pro. Help if behind my knee hurts wen i bend it, put pressure, and walk? Pain began several days ago.

Help pls..Should i seek pro. Help if behind my knee hurts wen i bend it, put pressure, and walk? Pain began several days ago.

Yes : These symptoms sound very amenable to seeing a professional, getting a prompt diagnosis, and will likely help you feel better much sooner. ...Read more

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I have a pain/pressure between my ribs in the center of my chest and stomach. Also aching behind my left knee. Been a couple of days. Whats wrong? :(

I have a pain/pressure between my ribs in the center of my chest and stomach. Also aching behind my left knee. Been a couple of days. Whats wrong? :(

Chest pain: Although the two areas you describe may not be part of a single diagnosis, if they are it has the potential to be very severe (blood clot in leg with clot thrown to lungs - pulmonary embolus/infarction). The best thing to do would be to go and get this checked out by a physician. Hope all is well and this is actually a minor problem. ...Read more

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I feel pressure in the back of my right leg. There is swelling behind my knee and a mild tingling in my right foot. Whatshould i do?

I feel pressure in the back of my right leg. There is swelling behind my knee and a mild tingling in my right foot. Whatshould i do?

Get it checked!!!: Get examined because several there are conditions such as a baker's cyst that can present themselves in the back of the knee and pinch a nerve to cause tingling in the toes. You also have to rule out a more serious clot (dvt). Examination and tests such as an ultrasound (doppler) would be used to diagnose. ...Read more

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I have pain from behind the my knee that shots down my leg to my foot..it is sometimes so serve that i can't put pressure on my leg to walk..neg-dvt?

I have pain from behind the my knee that shots down my leg to my foot..it is sometimes so serve that i can't put pressure on my leg to walk..neg-dvt?

Quickly or sooner.: By your comments, I'm not sure if you are saying the possibility of a dvt has been ruled out by testing or not. Either way, the chance of a dvt and the consequences of not treating it, could be catastrophic. I recommend that you be seen immediately, if you haven't been seen already to remove all doubt. There are other possibilities, and they can be explored by an orthopedic surgeon if dvt is neg. ...Read more

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Pain behind knee cap. Bulging foot veins. Leg hurts when pressure applied. Cramping in calf and thigh. Neg ddimer and ultrasound. What could it be?

Pain behind knee cap. Bulging foot veins. Leg hurts when pressure applied. Cramping in calf and thigh. Neg ddimer and ultrasound.  What could it be?

Chondromalac/compart: When knees develop early tendonitis change, there can be periods of flare where inflammation and pain can develop behind the kneecap due to cartilage tears. This is also called patellar chondromalacia.There is also concern for compartment syndrome given your vascular complaints. It is thus best to see a Sports Medicine &/or Vascular MD to diagnose what is going on and make sure of the diagnosis. ...Read more