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Sharp Pain Under The Knee That Comes And Goes
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
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?
See details: There are several possibilities. See an orthopedist and have the knee evaluated. ...Read more
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 more
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
Consult doctor: It could be ruptured muscle, or ruptured cyst which can be confirmed by scan, please discuss with your physician. ...Read more
Check out this link: About unstable knee cap. Take care! Http://www. Northshorelij. Com/orthopaedics/en/conditions-treatments/unstable-kneecap. ...Read more
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
My left knee bottom p art been getting a sharp pain that hurts to the point I don't want to stand on it.
This one will need: In-person evaluation for accurate assessment. Take care. ...Read more
What do you suggest if I'm laying down and I lift up my neck and as I do that I feel a sharp pain on my knee?
Pinched Nerve: Sounds like a pinched nerve in your neck. Typically that is most times what causes pain all the way down or up your arm. Alternatively, it could be a pinched nerve in arm as well like in the brachial plexus and/or nerve entrapment elsewhere. If your knee hurts it suggests the pinching in your neck is more severe than usual. I would suggest seeing a spine specialist to evaluate this further. ...Read more
I have a bad knee, and monday I mightve walked more than usual, later I felt a sharp pain and its been hurting more since, what do you think happened?
Bad knee: Number of possibilities but suspect bad knee is worse. If we do 2nd opinion can help more. ...Read more
Sharp pain in hamstring as I bend at the knee. Especially if I bend it sort of like taking the catcher's position. 51 year old male. Even when stra?
Hamstring Injury: Full history and physical exam indicated. Any history of truama? Any bruising in the area? Any pain radiating from your lower back to your foot? Studies show that for hamstring injuries that occur suddenly rest, ice, compression with an ace bandage, elevation at night can help with the inflammation and pain. If worsening or not resolved please see MD preferably orthopaedics if possible ...Read more
Knee pain.: Your doctor should evaluate your knee for evidence of patellar maltracking, lateral meniscal tear or lateral collateral ligament injury. In the absence of these, you may benefit from a knee stabilizing knee support and/or sneakers that better align your foot with respect to the ground (which can be properly fitted at a sporting goods store). ...Read more
Hurt my knee a couple weeks ago at work got down on my knee to get something and had a sharp pain go thru the right side of my knee. Now I feel pressure and pain and sometimes stiffness?
Sprain: Bending over and putting weight on the knee would not be expected to cause permanent injury to tissues of knee in a young female. Rest, ace bandage, & warm soaks should assist gradual improvement over next few weeks. Absent these positive changes a physician encounter might be in order. If swelling or unexpected catching of the knee during mobility occurs then a vist is definitely indicated. ...Read more
Have it evaluated: There are several possible causes for knee. If the knee truly buckles, it could be a tear. See an orthopedist. ...Read more
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