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I have a sharp pain on my knee that comes and goes what do I do?

I have a sharp pain on my knee that comes and goes what do I do?

Need more info: What part of the knee? Any injury? Any weakness or decreased range of motion? If otc NSAID doesn't help, see fp for exam & further workup. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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

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Why do I feel sharp pain in my knees sometimes?

Why do I feel sharp pain in my knees 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

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Knee that pops loud that hurts. Also gets really sharp pain.?

Knee that pops loud  that  hurts. Also gets really sharp pain.?

See your doctor: You most likely have cartilage damage or erosion, and this should be evaluated sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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Should I get my knee checked out? Every time I bend it , there is sharp pain everywhere. !

Should I get my knee checked out? Every time I bend it , there is sharp pain everywhere. !

Yes: Normal knee should not give you sharp pain from bending. Early evaluation and treatment is advised. Stay well and healthy. ...Read more

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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.

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 more

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How can I ease this sharp pain in my left knee?

How can I ease this sharp pain in my left knee?

See your doctor: 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

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Knee injury, sharp pain? What may be causing it?

Knee injury, sharp pain? What may be causing it?

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

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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.

Consult doctor: It could be ruptured muscle ,or ruptured cyst which can be confirmed by scan , please discuss with your physician . ...Read more

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What are the causes of a sharp pain related to skin on the knee being moved?

What are the causes of a sharp pain related to skin on the knee being moved?

Inflammation: Probably because there is inflammation of the tissue underneath. Possibilities include the joint itself, bursitis ot tendinitis. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my left knee and my knee moves about 1½in in both directions?

I have a sharp pain in my left knee and my knee moves about 1½in in both directions?

Check out this link: About unstable knee cap.Take care! http://www.Northshorelij.Com/orthopaedics/en/conditions-treatments/unstable-kneecap.

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I have a sharp pain in the side of my right knee when lying down on my side at night?

I have a sharp pain in the side of my right knee when lying down on my side at night?

Daytime pain?: Any pain in daytime? Swelling? You are young for arthritis. Could be that you are a side sleeper and if pain on inner aspect of knee when the knees are stacked on top of each other then try a pillow between the legs. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a sharp pain at the back of my knee when i bend it and walk on it?

What to do if I have a sharp pain at the back of my knee when i bend it and walk on it?

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

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What do you suggest if I have a sharp pain at the back of my knee when i bend it and walk on it?

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