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Right Knee Crunching When Straighening Leg Or Bending Down
Pain/dull aching of right knee when seated, or when bending of the right knee in any way. Usually fine when lying down or walking though?
See doctor: Sound like you have had some evaluation of this knee. Ask your doctor to refer you to orthopedic. Something has been missed here. Try that and let’s see if the problem can be found ...Read more
My right knee aches on bending down and walking upstairs on and off for last month? I must admit also have been sleeping on couch for last 3 months.
Knee Pain: It's possible that you have a meniscal tear in your right knee based only on the symptoms you're describing. There's no way to know for sure without doing a physical exam and maybe even an MRI of the knee. If you think this is due to the way you sleep, then try changing the way you sleep and see if that makes a difference. ...Read more
What is the burning pain outside right knee mid knee radiating down 5 inches? Also pain around kneecap with popping, grinding when bending/standing.
Having lower back pain which goes down till my right knee since a week. Bending forward gives me some relief, pills & heat pads r of no help, pls sugg?
I'm 24 years old and recently began working out. Whenever I squat or bend down my right knee makes a crunching sound. There is no pain with this.
Acute severe pain attacks when waking of pain behind right knee, bending leg is very painful. No injury. Happens q few days. Lasts for 2-3 days.
Have: Physician evaluate for popliteal cyst, and other possibilities. Good luck! ...Read more
While bending, I can feel pain in my right knee on the inside of my knee. It has become swollen in that area and I can barley lift my leg.
Need to see doctor: There are several possible causes including infection. You should see a doctor quickly to evaluate the situation ...Read more
I got an ACL ligament surgery in march of right knee. The problem is that the leg is still not bending at fullest and also thigh muscles are weak. Plz help to recover fast.?
Followup visit: At this point after acl reconstruction, you should have about as much motion as you are going to get. Sometimes the motion is not just limited by lack of effort, and can reflect other problems. A meniscus repair that has not healed or acl graft positioning can cause stiffness that cannot be overcome. The muscle weakness you just need to work and push through! Time for a recheck! ...Read more
34yr old with pain behind right knee into top of calf when bending leg or walking. Don't see any bruising or swelling. How to tell if its a blood clot?
Ultrasound: The only way to definitively say if you have a DVT or not is to have an ultrasound performed. ...Read more
I went down on my right knee and it popped. Since then I have had achiness from below the knee up the back and inside of the leg. The knee feels tigh?
What does it mean when from my right knee down is numb to the touch and I have weekness in the whole leg?
See a doctor: Stroke, neurologic or muscular conditions or low back problems such as a herniated disk sounds like a plausible reason. See an orthopedist urgently or go to an emergency room. ...Read more
I'm having extreme pain in my right knee wich travels down my leg in a straight line more painfully at night and when I'm lest active?
Right knee feels like it might give out when at a 45 degree angle (ie climbing up or down stairs). Able to do Leg curls and BBall no problem. Serious?
Orthopedic surgeon: I assume that your knee feels unstable when flexed and bearing weight because of pain rather than weakness alone. The problem could be with muscle, ligament or cartilage. An orthopedic surgeon is best qualified to evaluate and advise you about imaging, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I have had charlie horse-like pains in my right knee that radiates down the leg. It always seems to happen when I lie down to go to sleep. Any advice?
Maybe internal knee:
Is your knee otherwise fine? Sometimes inflammation inside the knee can be triggered by changes in position when lying down, and start hurting. Any 'radiating' pain also suggests nerve compression as a source. Try more stretching, but if continues, consult with your PCP. Good luck. ...Read more
Knee vs back?:
From this description, it is hard to say for sure. Your prior knee event suggests maybe and injury to the soft tissues outside, or inside the knee. The burning and sharp pain up leg may not fit well with this, yet a more detailed history and physical exam would be useful with your PCP, an orthopedist, or Physiatrist.
In meantime, consider anti-inflammatories (if ok for you to take), ice, rest. ...Read more
Sharp pain around right knee shooting down leg when crossing it. Patella doesn't hurt. Full weight bearing and strength. Not swollen either.
Meniscus injury: An injury to the meniscus can lead to pain when applying pressure to the inside of the knee while crossing the legs this can be aggravated. Although usually there is swelling of the knee sometimes you'll only get pain and not much swelling. If regularanti-inflammatories and ice or not helping then it is necessary to obtain consultation with an orthopedic specialist. ...Read more
Have pain in the right knee. Hurts to go up and down the stairs. Pain radiates all over the knee, down the leg into the ankle. What could it be?
Patello femoral: Could be common patello femoral pain - but you should have your PCP check it out if it persists. ...Read more
I fell hard on my right knee 4 days ago. Since then its been very sore, hard to walk & now having burning sensations up & down my leg. What did I do?
My hips both pop when I walk, my right knee also turns in toward the left. It causes a sharp pain that radiates down my legs when they pop. Why?
See an orthopedist: This sound like a significant issue which could be related to a number of problems. Let an orthopedist determine the issues at hand. ...Read more
Lately left leg from front of thigh down to foot has been having pain. Especially knee. Now right knee is aching? Workout regularly. Suggestions?
I sustained a back injury 2 weeks ago and have developed a radiating pain down my left leg to my ankle, pain in my right knee, jaw pain and a loss of?
Pain behind right knee/calf pulse in foot good, 4 about 2 weeks sudden pain in left bicep down to palm. Leg u/s 6 w ago clear CT chest 2w ago clear!
Could be muscular: Since the pain is in the extremities the ct might not find the cause. The leg ultrasound helps eliminate blood clots. A rheumatologist will help guide you through the diagnostic considerations. This would include muscle, joint, vascular, neuropathic or even metabolic. Laboratory and maybe more imaging may be in order. ...Read more
I am having problems with my right knee, when bending or stooping I can't hardly stand up it's weak.
Many causes: It would be good to see your physician to assess if there is a problem with your ligaments or meniscus. There might be an xray ordered. Further testing such as a MRI might be ordered later. There are many causes of weak knee. Without knowing the history and a physical exam of your knee, we are only speculating. ...Read more
Pain when putting pressure on right knee, especially when standing up, getting out of bed, bending at knee for awhile now?
Unclear!: Your profile says you are a 29 yo female from India. Then your question says 50f, which I thought meant you were a 50 year old female. Please clarify, because age determines the possible causes. Also state how long this has been going on, and other symptoms. Did you hurt it? Is there swelling? Keep the answer short because there is a 150 character limit, but be complete and clear. ...Read more
I was in a basketball game and jumped up, but as I landed my right knee went inward instead of bending now it hurts whenever I try to stretch it out.
? Strain: It certainly sounds as if you sprained your knee at the least. You may have suffered a mild tear as well in a ligament, etc. If this condition persists, you should get an evaluation from an Orthopedic specialist to best determine your definitive diagnosis and the best treatment for you. Best wishes. ...Read more
Severe right knee cap pain when bending and putting weight on it when bent. Also swollen. No injury. What could be wrong?
Sore knee. Not kneecap but just below it. Bending it hurts. No known injury. No bruising. Right knee only. What to do?
Tendinitis: Sounds like patellar tendinitis. Try taking a NSAID (Ibuprofen) for several days and avoiding activities that may aggravate your tendinitis (leg extensions, lunges, stair - climbing, running sports, etc.). Ice massage to the tendon when 'sore' can be helpful. Nsaid compounding creams (prescription required) are helpful. See an Orthopedic Surgeon for definitive diagnosis. GL! ...Read more
Soreness behind right knee when bending it. Have partial knee replacement on left side of knee. No current injury. Esp difficult to remove shoes.
Knee pain: Consult with your knee surgeon to make sure that perhaps scar tissue is not the cause of your pain or difficulty with tying shoes. ...Read more
My right knee seem's stiff on bending or using stairs. On and off for the last month. I'm using hot water bottle, ibuprofen and a gel.
Varies: There are a lot of possibilities, consider being seen. If you did not injure it at all, it suggests an inflammatory condition or an a traumatic internal derangement. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause. ...Read more
Crepitus: Crunching or cracking sounds in the knee is known as crepitus. This is usually due to roughness of the cartilage behind the knee cap. This roughened cartilage of the knee cap slides up and down when walking causing the crepitus. See your family doctor, internist or orthopedic surgeon if you have pain. ...Read more
I woke up 3 days ago and my right knee was swollen, it hasn't went down any & is very painful. I did not injure it. Any clue what's going on?
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