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Behind knee (burning)and calf (dull/sharp) pain that's been getting worse over the last 3weeks. X-ray normal ultrasound knee to groin normal. No injur?

Behind knee (burning)and calf (dull/sharp) pain that's been getting worse over the last 3weeks. X-ray normal ultrasound knee to groin normal. No injur?

Knee: I think you should see your physician and ask an ultrasound. There csn still be other soft tissue pathology that does not show up on x ray like a Bakers cyst. Sounds like there is something pinching some nerves back there. ...Read more

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Heard a pop behind my knee. Sharp pain in the middle of the back of my knee.

Heard a pop behind my knee. Sharp pain in the middle of the back of my knee.

Activity?: What activity were you doing when the pop occurred? It could be a rupture of a Baker's cyst (benign cyst that occurs behind the knee) or it could be a ligament rupture which is more serious. Is the knee swollen or feel like it's going to give out? I would elevate, rest and ice the knee for the next 24 hours and if it's no better see your doctor or urgent care. ...Read more

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I recently played a pick-up soccer game & afterwards, I started feeling a sharp pain behind my knee. It's been 3 days & I still feel discomfort there?

I recently played a pick-up soccer game & afterwards, I started feeling a sharp pain behind my knee. It's been 3 days & I still feel discomfort there?

Behind knee pain: this could be a baker cyst if you have a soft squishy mass behind the knee. to be honest get checked at your PCP. he will do maneuvers, to check the integrity of the ACL, PCL, MCL ligaments to make sure there is no sign of tear. ...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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My(L) Knee been hurting and swelling up all day & keeps locking up and when i walk it's sharp pain in left side of knee. had surgery last yr on knee.

My(L) Knee been hurting and swelling up all day & keeps locking up and when i walk it's sharp pain in left side of knee. had surgery last yr on knee.

See an orthopedist: Looks like you are having more problems and need to see a specialist to determine the treatment. In the meantime consider using a pair of crutches to take the weight off the knee ...Read more

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Why do my knees get a sharp pain when i cross my legs? I'm 19 and don't do much physical work. Has been happening for the last week.

Why do my knees get a sharp pain when i cross my legs? I'm 19 and don't do much physical work. Has been happening for the last week.

Abnormal position: You may have a pulled muscle or be out of alignment. Your back may even be out. You may find that a massage and /or seeing a chiropractor helps realign you and eliminate the pain. If not consider acupuncture and consider a gluten free diet as we are finding gluten is inflammatory. ...Read more

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Sharp pain behind the left knee cap when at rest, that is lying in bed. ?

Sharp pain behind the left knee cap when at rest, that is lying in bed. ?

Consult: with a doctor to make sure this is not a problem with your circulation or nerves. If there is any swelling, it could be deep vein thrombophlebitis, which can lead to pulmonary embolism. ...Read more