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Sharp Pain In Knee When Kneeling
When I stand I get a sharp pain in my knee and when I kneel. It will also click a lot I have suffered with knee pain for 18 years. What could it be.
As of recent when kneeling I sometimes get sharp pain In knee and feel like it might snap. After pain to side of knee? Is this serious?
I have days when I feel a sharp pain in knee when I straighten my leg. Every time it hurts more and more, what could it be?
Several things: You have symptoms which could be serious and should see your physician. He/she will listen to you, do a physical examinarion, run some tests, and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
Went bowling and after a game and throwing the ball a weird way I felt a sharp pain in knee now every time I bend down I get a sharp pain any Ideas?
Knee strain: The body positions and leg motions in bowling put a slightly different stress on the knee joint then does walking. You may have strained the knee muscles, ligaments, or cartilage. Try to rest for a week, tryAlleve if you can tolerate it. Swelling of the knee joint may indicate a more significant level of injury. If it pops or locks, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
64yr old woman. Sharp pain in knee, feels like underneath knee cap only when knee is bent and general weakness. There is no swelling. What can it be?
Knee pain can be com: And can have many causes , see u orthopedic physician for evaluation and work up. ...Read more
I hurt my right knee. Ankle and foot is swollen and sharp pain in knee, calf, and ankle when I walk. What should I do. I tried ice and heat for 2 days?
Knee pain: under and below the knee cap-when I stretch it there is sharp pain. I've been icing it, but doesn't help. Hurting for more than a week.
Varies: There are several possibilities including tendinitis of the patellar tendon at its orgin on the patella or chondromalacia on the under surface of the patella. You would probably do well to avoid jumping activities and activities that involve a lot of knees flexion, and if it does not get better I would consider being seen. ...Read more
I had this knee pain evertime when I walk.and when im bending it satred to have this sharp pain, how am i going to explane to my doc and what its?
Pain explanation terms
mild, moderate severe
location medial lateral peripatellar-knee cap
in front, back
mechanical catching locking
radiation down leg
aggravating activities ...Read more
I am experiencing knee pain. Sharp pain on the sides. When I move it locks up clicks. It swells up. I been takin Norco 10 & flexeril 5mg bid?
L5-S1 microdiscectomy Fri for left leg sciatic pain. Calf/foot pain relief w/some thigh/behind knee pain. Pain less AM but sharp pain down left leg into foot w/pain level of 9.5 & hurts sitting/lying.
Microdiskectomy: Give it some time; sometimes simply moving the roots around can upset the lumbar plexus and give you intermittent (even quite severe) pain, although it resolves within a week or two. Getting to the disk requires mobilization of the roots and inflammatory changes from that- or the disk herniation- itself can give this pain. As long as bowel and bladder OK, hopefully this will resolve as well. Best! ...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?
I have numbness on the side of my left knee. No knee pain. Right side is normal. No pain when kneeling or exercising. Numbness is always there.
Meralgia Paresthetic: This might be meralgia paresthetica especially if the numbness is also on the side of the thigh. You can ask your physician ...Read more
I am 42, no history of knee injury. Recently I get a burning sensation just beneath my knee cap when kneeling. No knee pain otherwise. Any ideas?
Early wear and tear: Pain coud be due to irritated/early wear of the patella cartilage or the surface cartilage of the thigh-bone that rubs against the patella (try knee sleeve with a cutout for knee cap). Other causes could include patellar tendonitis (try knee strap) or a plica and osgood schlatters. For starters avoid kneeling, stairs, knee extension machines, deep squats, lunges etc. Try therapy, ice, advil/alleve. ...Read more
Right knee: pain bottom left of knee cap; no pain kneeling, pain 1st 4-5 times down stairs and when walking on hard surface store floors for 3+ hours?
Chondromalacia: Very likely this represents roughened/damaged cartilage behind the kneecap termed patellar chondromalacia. 1st line treatment can include quadriceps, gluteal and hamstring strengthening; it band stretching and a knee brace that stabilizes the kneecap. Many other treatment options exist based on age, severity, activity level, etc. ...Read more
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.
When I put pressure on to my kneecap e.g (kneeling with the knee on the grounds) I get a sharp pain on the outside of my knee. What could this be?
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 more
What might be causing a sharp pain on the outer part of my right knee when I kneel on it? I have no pain there with walking or running.
Sharp pain back of L knee when I bend it, especially going up/down stairs. Stabbing pain when kneeling on it. No injury, no swelling. Been appx 4 months.
RA : These symptoms may be related to a ruptured bakers cyst however I am more concerned for joint destruction by your RA and you should see an ortho surgeon for evaluation and keep your rheum in the loop. ...Read more
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 more
I have a sharp pain on my knee/kneecap when i touch it or kneel on it(even a light touch will set it off). What is this and what can I do to get rid of it. I just seemed to appear out of nowhere. I tried using cortisol hoping it would get rid of inflamm
There are a few different possibilities. You could be dealing with a septic knee joint (infectious process), bursitis (inflammation of fluid filled sacs in the knee), tendonits(inflammation of the tendons). Gout (excess uric acid affecting knee joint). Chondromalacia (softening of the cartilage under the knee cap) etc. Therefore the bottom line is to see your doctor right away for a complete evaluation and diagnostic testing/imaging. In the meantime rest your knee, take Ibuprofen every 6-8 hours, and icing it won't hurt.
Best of luck. ...Read more
Sixty-year-old female has sharp pain on outer side of right knee only when kneeling. Knee is not swollen or bruised looking. Will rest help?
Depends: If the pain has been present for more than 2 weeks, it may need to be evaluated further. Locking, catching, or giving out are signs of. A more serious problem. ...Read more
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
I'm recently having sharp knee pain when I get up from the couch or get out of the car. It corrects in about 30 seconds. Only right knee.
Kneecap pain: Your c/o are classic for kneecap pain or chondromalacia patella. It is an inflammation of the joint in between your patella and your femur. Getting up from a low seated position puts the most strain/pressure on this joint especially if you have been seated for a while. Also known as the "movie" sign. ...Read more
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