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Right Knee Tenderness
I fell hard on knees, snowboarding, on hard icy patch. Two weeks later, right knee is tender to touch, skin feels numb when I touch it-what to do?
I have a hard knot on my right knee cap. Its been there for almost a month. It is tender to the touch. It doesn't move. Kinda feels like bone.
Burisitis: In the front of the knee, that the most common thing there. ...Read more
Rock hard lump 3" below right knee. About 2.5" diameter. Size changes daily. NO injury, no bruising. Tender if you push on it. 3 months now. ?
What could be wrong with my knee? I fell from about 15ft straight down onto both of my feet, and bent my knees absorbing the shock. My right knee seemed to take most of the beating. It has been extremely stiff and has some tenderness, though i can move it
My shin on my right knee that meets the knee protrudes outward, very painful. Painfull to walk, kneel, stand up from kneeling, running for a long period of time sometimes very tender to the touch.
If : If you are young and still growing, this may be due to a condition known as osgood schlater's or tibial tubercle apophysitis. This is a problem that generally heals on its own with time and maturity, although there are several options to help the discomfort in the mean time. Ice, anti-inflammatory medications (oral or topical), and a counter-force strap known as a chopat strap can be helpful. Sometimes a period of rest is needed to allow the symptoms to settle down. While the pain will usually eventually resolve, you may be left with a permanent protrusion or bump just below the knee even into adulthood. If you are already an adult...Different diagnosis but similar treatment is often successful. Ultimately it would be best to have this evaluated by you primary care doctor or preferably an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
Get it put back: Well, if you're sure it hasn't gone back into its place spontaneously (often happens quickly after it pops out) and if you are sure that it is actually out of place and not just injured then, your only option is to get thee to emergency-- or to a trainer if you are a college student or athlete. There will be residual pain after it gets back into place so don't expect that to go away immediately. ...Read more
Since December last year I've had problems with my right knee, it's sore when going downstairs, when I put full weight on it when walking. ?
Very fit and train boxing 3 times per week. Noticed earlier today swollen sore vein on inside of right knee, should I be worried?
Needs evaluation: Veins should not hurt. If you have a bulging vein and it is tender, then this is suggestive of superficial phlebitis. You should see a vein specialist for an evaluation. Warm compresses and Ibuprofen may help but this should be evaluated if no improvement with heat and Ibuprofen after 4 days. ...Read more
Is my sore knee serious? I am 65 years old, 6'2" tall, and 190 lbs. I run about 5 miles twice per week. I run three or four 10k races a year, times between 48 and 49 minutes. Recently my right knee hurts and loses power when going up stairs.
Impossible to say: Have the knee evaluated by a rheumatologist or orthopedist and then you will know. ...Read more