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Sharp Shooting Pain In Behind Knee After Fall No Bruising Swelling
This evening had shooting pain on outer part of knee. Upon inspection, I saw swelling behind my knee , really more my upper calf. Pain in L leg but there is also swelling at upper, outer part of R calf too. L is more painful to the touch. Could this be th
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Shooting pain from knee to upper front thigh on the right to groin, no swelling but Hurts worse when walking very nervous ... Help?
My knee has suddenly started hurting, very badly. When I put it at a 45 degree angle (walking) it sends a shooting pain up my body! No swelling! ?
See doctor: Your knee could merely be strained, but you could also have meniscal and/or ligamentous problems. Would not hurt to have involvement of orthopedic surgeon if this continues. ...Read more
Diagnose in 2014 with arthritis in neck/back and lumbar spondylosis.Having swelling in lower back/ ankle/knee /muscle spasms/shooting pain down leg?
I would see a back: specialist, such as spine orthopedic or neurosurgeon, for sciatica and spinal stenosis in the lumbar spine. You will need MRI and/or CT myelograms. If left untreated or undiagnosed, spinal stenosis will debilitate you and push towards non-elective surgery which is never a good thing. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Getting sharp pain behind knee after Falling on it. No swelling or bruising. Only pain is when I'm bending my knee. Able to apply weight when straight?
Fall on l/arm during football, shooting pain in elbow when straightened, no swelling and no bruising as far as I can see what should I do?
Tibial plateau 1.5 yrs ago now sharp shooting pain down leg and into outside ankle. Spasms when resting( sleep hindering) constant swelling . Options?
Knee and thigh pain: There are more than a couple things that can cause this. Your best first right thing to do is see a physician who will examine you and determine the cause and formulate a treatment plan . ...Read more
I have sharp shooting pain behind my knee, popliteal area. It occurs when i try to straighten my leg, or suspend my leg in the air, flexed or not.
Knee pain: This sounds like chondromalaciae patella. (softening of cartilage behind kneecap). A month of physical therapy with ultrasound and therapeutic exercises can diminish pain and restore pain-free motion. If the pain persists then MRI could be necessary to determine if you have a meniscus or cruciate ligament injury. (which could be the culprit of the kneecap pain). Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp shooting pain behind right knee & calf when I walk started yesterday & Occasional first 3 toes go numb. What could be wrong? Home relief?
Calf pain: Pain behind the knee on walking, if not due to a strain, could be due to an inflammed muscle or tendon. Less likely would be a vein inflammation(phlebitis) or cyst. Numbness in the toes could be from a pinched nerve . See an orthopedic surgeon if symptoms persist or worsen. Cold or heat applications,liniment and, if you can take them,NSAIDS like ibuprofen rMay help. ...Read more