Top 20 Doctor insights on: Sharp pain behind left knee
I have a sharp pain behind my left knee whenever I walk up or down stairs, also if I have to bend down. Could this be a sign of a blood clot?
Check out this link: About unstable knee cap. Take care! Http://www. Northshorelij. Com/orthopaedics/en/conditions-treatments/unstable-kneecap. ...Read more
My left knee bottom p art been getting a sharp pain that hurts to the point I don't want to stand on it.
This one will need: In-person evaluation for accurate assessment. Take care. ...Read more
One inch up: One inch in the front, side or back? Usually something related to trauma or posture. Enthsopathy or tendon pain. ...Read more
Sharp pain in the centre of left knee when I put pressure on it or bend down. Can walk normally and everything else. What could it be?
Central Knee Pain: Pain just behind kneecap? Are you athletic or have you started new sports? Past injury/surgery to left knee? Pain-free when walking/running? Worse pain with climbing or descending stairs? Could be caused by many things including “chondromalacia patella” (a general term for damage to the cartilage under your kneecap). ...Read more
I started running a few weeks ago. Ever since I have been experiencing a sharp pain on the outside of my left knee after I run. Please help?
Varies: There are multiple potential causes, among the more common is known as ilio tibial band syndrome which causes pain in the area you are describing and is one of the more common causes of knee pain in runners, particularly women. Therapy it even a cortisone shot can help. It is important to warm up and stretch before running to prevent recurrence. Consider being seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
60 yr female w/sharp pain when kneeling in left knee which ends as soon as weight is shifted ; no visible signs of injury and no pain otherwise.
I have been training for a 1/2 marathon and after an 11 mile run 2, weeks ago I have a sharp pain just to the right of my kneecap on my left knee.?
Overuse, or worse...: 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
I fell at work, hard on my left knee. I have sharp pain when kneeling or even when I touch my knee cap. What happened?
Need X-ray: If you haven't done so already, you need to be examined and have an x-ray. It is possible that you have fractured/broken your knee cap which sometimes requires surgery or at least a brace or cast. If not, then most likely you have sustained a contusion or bone bruise which should improve with time. Other possibilities exist as well & are best determined by an orthopedic evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a dancer and more than a week ago, I hurt my left knee dancing. Sharp pain underneath/under my knee cap when I stretch it or put weight on it.
No Health Tap: Tell your parents about this. Doctors are not allowed to answer questions from minors on Health Tap. You a14. Sorry. ...Read more
12 months ago, I had an ACL reco on my left knee. I've had a lot of pain under my scar & my inner knee, it's a really sharp pain, what should I do?
I have sharp pain while kneeling on my left knee. It feels like a piece of glass stabbed me followed by some numbness. Its below knee cap to the left.?
Several thoughts: Pain below your kneecap area which is the patella tendon can be caused from inflammation of the patella tendon. It can also be from arthritis under the kneecap. There are also skin disorders and bursitis that can cause pain in this area. You really need to get a good physical examination to be able to make the true diagnosis. Seek out the advice of an orthopedic surgeon to help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Evening, every time I kneel down I get a sharp pain in my left knee, like I've knelt on a piece of glass. I'm 36 & a mother of 2. I work out 5 times?
Bursa, nerve, etc.: There is a bursa on the front of the knee called the prepatellar bursa that can become very inflamed and sensitive, especially when keeling. There are also small nerves on the front of the knee that can become inflamed. Finally, the patellar tendon, infrapatellar fat pad and cartilage behind the patella can also be sources of pain. Time to see an orthopedic doc if this is not resolving. ...Read more
What would a sharp pain on the left side starting under the breast down to the left knee resulting in a throbbing pain e caused from?
Unusual: That is unusual. A medical exam is needed to sort it out. ...Read more
Was weeding & kneeling for 15 minutes. When I stood up, can't bear weight on left knee w/out severe front knee pain. Doesn't hurt when sitting. Tips?
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