Top 20 Doctor insights on: 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
It could be: A baker's cyst or DVT. Get US not leg ...Read more
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?
Knee pain: I would still get an X-ray due to where the pain is. Rest and ice as well ...Read more
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 more
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
Sharp shooting pain from knee to mid thigh. Difficulty walking. Dx: o/a (r) knee from fall. Now swollen ankle, top of foot, pain in toes. Related?
Possible OA feet ank: Possible oa in feet and ankles. Also could be pain for compensation due to oa in the knee which could alter your walking. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Pain on and off in left calf and knee and behind knee. Bruise next to shin and little swelling. Could pain b from that? Scared of it being a bloodclot
Pain in knee/calf: Did you have an injury? Could be from brusie, sprain if exercising or bakers cyst but would follow up today with doctor/urgent care make sure you do not have a clot in your calf (especially if you smoke or are on BCP) as that is serious. Check d-dimer or get a sonongram. ...Read more
Swelling below knee cap after fall. Small bruise above the swelling. Knee feels very tight. Do I need to have it checked out or ice and rest it?
If there is any: Fluid or blood in knee joint, yes, you need medical evaluation for sure. If it is just subcutaneous swelling, no. Only way to tell for sure is on physical exam by a doctor. So, yes, you need to have it checked out. ...Read more
I fell on my knee 4 days ago. I don't have a bruise, just a little scratch. But my knee hurts all of the time. In the sides and the front of the knee too. Should I see a doctor if there is no swelling. The pain is constant and sharp. Thank you.
Probably: Your knee complaints started after trauma. It would be advisable to see an MD to rule out a fracture if there is history of osteoporosis. Most likely you could have potentially rattled up any preexisting arthritis that u had in the knee. If your range of motion is limited (Especially knee flexion) then this could be consistent with knee arthritis. NSAID, ICE and therapy should be considered. ...Read more
I had a heavy garbage tote fall on my knee, there wasn't any bruising or swelling. It was 2 weeks ago, now I have pain when the knee is bent?
Recommendation: My advice will be to make appointment with Doctor for evaluation of injured knee if pain will be longer than 2 weeks. ...Read more
What is wrong with my knee? I fell on my knee a week and a half ago. It was difficult to walk. There is a deep cut, bruising, and swelling that has gone down since the fall. A week later I can walk, but it still hurts when I bend my knee completely. It
Did: Did you have the penetrating wound to your knee address to see if it got to the joint? Where any x-rays taken? You don't give enough information for a clear answer. ...Read more
I fell directly on my knee on concrete. I have slight swelling and bruising dull pain down side of calf. Sharp pain with pressure is applied and bent.
Get eval: With a fall on concrete, with full weight bearing onto your knee cap, best for you to get it evaluated with a possible x-ray as you may have fractured your patella bone (knee cap). Good luck. ...Read more
I had a direct fall on my knee on 12/26. Other than touching/pushing on it, there is no pain or problems walking or climbing/descending stairs. I can't kneel. There is no swelling or bruising. However, within a few minutes after the fall, I developed
Last week I got a Rash after scratching and unexplained bruises on legs. Then I got a pitching sharp pain in back of knee with swelling in my legs.
SCREEN 4 CLOTTING: Screen for clotting disorder this can cause Bruising and blood clots. If you are pregnant or post partum you need to be throughly screened for clotting disorders and treated appropriately. They sometimes flare during this time. FAC V DEF /MTHFR / Protein C&S/ Homocysteine/B12/Folic acid/RPR/ANTICARDIOLIPID AB/CIRCULATING LUPUS ANTICOAGULANT/AT3. ...Read more
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