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Sharp Pain Under The Knee That Comes And Goes
I have Chondromalacia in Rt. knee. I stepped off a platform and over extended it. Very sharp pain. Comes and goes now. X-rays ok. Could it be a tare?
Sharp pain behind right knee that burns slightly into calve, comes and goes at random regardless of activity. Does not feel muscular but deeper in leg?
I have a sharp pain from my right knee shooting up to my groin feels like knee is popping as well that comes and goes. Should i seek attention?
Yes: You may benefit from seeing an osteopathic physician for consult. S/he can do a full osteopathic examination, and do a musculoskeletal examination of your knees and lower extremities are doing, and how stable your knee is in relation to your hips, pelvis, and lower back. The problem may be affecting your knees secondarily from somewhere else. Time to get relief, and get treated. ...Read more
Hi Doc. I'm a 26 year old female. Have no history of injury. I recently started getting this sharp pain originating behind my knee and radiating down to my leg. No swelling, warmth, redness or tenderness behind the knee. It comes and goes without warning
Plantaris muscle : The plantaris muscle starts just above the back of your knee and goes down to your Achilles tendon at the heel. It is right in the middle of your calf. It doesn't stretch well. If overstretched It could give symptoms similar to what you described. Stretching the calf muscles by letting heels drop with balls of feet on a step usually helps. ...Read more
Comes/goes. Been happening for years. I get sharp pain in my knee near cap at front. Pressure on, painful and my knee gives way under me sometimes.
Depends: Most knee complaints are due to a mechanical issue, particularly if there is no history of injury. These type of injuries can be successfully rehabilitated. If there is a history of injury, then there may be some structural damage to the internal structures of the knee such as a ligament or meniscus. Either way, you should get evaluated by a sports medicine specialist or an orthopedist. ...Read more
Yes: Normal knee should not give you sharp pain from bending. Early evaluation and treatment is advised. Stay well and healthy. ...Read more
Why does the outer part of my knee have a sharp pain when I try to straiten it after I have been sitting for a while?
It also tends to swell up.
I have an occasional sharp pain in the side of my knee. As if was getting a shot. It recurs at random times, not related to any activity or position.
Hard to say for sure: Without further detailed questions such as which side it hurts on and if the pain radiates,how long it lasts,if it is made worse ever by movement or walking,if you ever hear a noise associated with the pain,and if there is swelling with it?Could be many things such as arthritis, meniscus problems, or ligamentous issues.A thorough exam with your doc would be most helpful for diagnosis and treatment ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I hurt my knee a couple weeks ago at work. I put my right knee on the ground to get something and i had a sharp pain go thru the right side of my knee?
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Check out this link: About unstable knee cap.Take care! http://www.Northshorelij.Com/orthopaedics/en/conditions-treatments/unstable-kneecap.Get a more detailed answer ›
Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: soft tissue mass, trauma (fracture, tendon or ligamentous tear, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormalities. ...Read more
May be meniscus tear: Usually a sharp pain with certain activities such as twisting / bending may be a meniscus tear. If you have mechanical symptoms such as locking and catching it would be a good idea to see an orthopedic surgeon who can examine you better. If you had an injury then an MRI may be indicated as well. A hands on exam would be needed to evaluate this. Thanks! ...Read more
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