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My daughter was walking and started to feel a sharp pain on the side of her knee. She said It hurts when she unbends her leg and walk. ?

My daughter was walking and started to feel a sharp pain on the side of her knee. She said It hurts when she unbends her leg and walk. ?

Orthopaedics consult: Your daughter will benefit from a full physical exam from an orthopaedic surgeon in clinic. Did she have an injury? The history of feeling a sticking and then having some pain when unbending ones leg and standing up to walk may point to a gel phenomenon related to a meniscus tear inside the knee. However, it is best to recommend a full physical exam in person to ascertain the cause of her pain. ...Read more

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Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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Sharp pain right behind the knee on the back of my leg, it mainly hurts when i bend my leg or sit long but does not hurt when i walk. What is this

Sharp pain  right behind the knee on the back of my leg, it mainly hurts when i bend my leg or sit long   but does not hurt  when i walk. What is this

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I have pain in my right leg when i walk it is likea sharp pain below the knee. ?

I have pain in my right leg when i walk
it is likea sharp pain below the knee.
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Too non-specific!: Which knee. Which side. Does the pain occur with other activities? Has it occurred before, or is it new? Did you have trauma? Too many questions need to be given before you get a good answer. Sorry! ...Read more

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My daughter was walking and started to feel a sharp pain in her right leg on the side of her knee. It hurts when she unbends her leg & when she walks.

My daughter was walking and started to feel a sharp pain in her right leg on the side of her knee. It hurts when she unbends her leg & when she walks.

I would recommend: that she see her primary care doctor or an orthopedist tomorrow. You can try ice and elevation to relieve any swelling that might be there. She can also take ibuprofen for the pain and swelling. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in l inner thigh that shot dwn after i sat up in bed (1 day), since then cold foot, diff walking, pain in whole leg. Strain? Pinched nerve?

Sharp pain in l inner thigh that shot dwn after i sat up in bed (1 day), since then cold foot, diff walking, pain in whole leg. Strain? Pinched nerve?

Blood clot or other: If on birth control or smoke could have a clot there also could be muscular or neurological if u have back issues need to check with md. ...Read more

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Please help I have sudden sharp pain in thigh just above knee?

Please help I have sudden sharp pain in thigh just above knee?

Quad tendon rupture: If there was a sudden snap and you are having difficulty extending your knee i would worry about a quad tendon rupture, although you are quite young for it. Most likley it is a tendinitis. ...Read more

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Sharp pain mid shin. Can walk on it but if i step a curtain way my leg gives out and sends sharp pains. Can feel a dip in shin where pain originates.

Sharp pain mid shin. Can walk on it but if i step a curtain way my leg gives out and sends sharp pains. Can feel a dip in shin where pain originates.

Ligaments?: This sounds serious and possibly related to trauma in the past. You need to have the leg examined and X-rayed to find out what is wrong. Don't delay on this ! ...Read more

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I know am finding it hard to walk on and when i lift my leg, a sharp pain shoots through it. Help?

Leg pain: It is time for a good exam by a rheumatologist as your symptoms could due to several reasons it is nothing like a good evaluation followed by focused diagnostic tests prior to treatment. ...Read more

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I get a sharp pain in the left lower part of my body right above my leg. It gets worse if i walk a lot. What is it?

I get a sharp pain in the left lower part of my body right above my leg. It gets worse if i walk a lot. What is it?

Need more specifics: In the back of the knee it could be hamstring tendinopathy, a bakers cyst, a blood clot or other things...In the front of the knee it could be a muscle strain, patella problems, quad tendinimopaghy or other things, you really need a better exam to clarify. ...Read more

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Having a sharp pain behind my knee toward my lower thigh when I fold my leg or over stretch it, also if I press the area. Cause for concern?

Maybe: Part of the decision about seriousness of this depends on how long and cause of the pain(like, injury or not). If this has been going on for more than a few weeks, it is more likely to need some sort of intervention. If it is recent, you should make sure you do not have a blood clot. ...Read more

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Pain in left buttock traveling slowly down the backside left leg. Sometimes sharp pain and sometimes numbness while sitting. Better when I'm walking?

Pain in left buttock traveling slowly down the backside left leg. Sometimes sharp pain and sometimes numbness while sitting.  Better when I'm walking?

Many Possibilities: Depending on how long it's been going on, i would consider an evaluation by a pain/spine specialist. Sometimes it could be a muscle imbalance, early onset arthritis or scoliosis. Also could be a pinched nerve/herniated disc. Either way it might be good to figure it out and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Got a tremor distonia i think that but still invging my symps, but havin troble with walking at the min and get a really sharp pain up my leg wen walk?

Got a tremor distonia i think that but still invging my symps, but havin troble with walking at the min and get a really sharp pain up my leg wen walk?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more