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Sharp Shooting Pain In Knee Cap
Active, age 41. Developed sharp knee pain (not constant--totally fine most of time then "shooting pain" occasionally) in kneecap area. Tendonitis?
I have a numb feeling the on the outside of my left knee and a shooting pain underneath my knee cap.
Im having pain located in only my right knee while standing, sitting, laying down. If I accidentally hit it on something there is a shooting pain that stays consentrated in my knee cap.
Kneecap: you need to be examined for correct diagnosis but it sounds like your kneecap may be the cause.squatting loads the kneecap into the trochlea(groove in femur bone) and can irritate the kneecap cartilage(chondromalacia).Try stretching your hamstrings more before squats/lunges etc.Ibuprofen may be helpful.See an orthopedic surgeon if cont'd pain/popping after discussing w/parent(s). best of luck! ...Read more
I am having medial knee pain around the femur. Point tenderness on medial side with sharp shooting pains under the patella. Why?
I am experiencing shooting pain at the back of my knee cap for almost a week now.Is this because of the varicose or dvt?
See a physician: Pain at the back of the kneecap can be you to multiple reasons which includes joint and ligament problems, nerve problems, DVT , varicose veins and bakers cyst you should consult an orthopedic physician who can diagnose your problem by physical examination and imaging studies like x-rays or MRI if indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee pain: under and below the knee cap-when I stretch it there is sharp pain. I've been icing it, but doesn't help. Hurting for more than a week.
Varies: There are several possibilities including tendinitis of the patellar tendon at its orgin on the patella or chondromalacia on the under surface of the patella. You would probably do well to avoid jumping activities and activities that involve a lot of knee flexion, and if it does not get better I would consider being seen. ...Read more
64yr old woman. Sharp pain in knee, feels like underneath knee cap only when knee is bent and general weakness. There is no swelling. What can it be?
Left knee pain started 7 days ago after running. Dull ache, occasional sharp pain, hurts to put pressure around knee cap or on sides. Fairly constant ache last 4 days. Recommendations?
Lower back pain is causing shooting pain referred leg and hip and knee pain. What can I do for relief?
I have arthritis in my knee. Along with the knee pain i have shooting pain down my leg towards the ankle. Can arthritis cause pain down the leg?
My femoral nerve was damaged during surgery. During physical therapy i tore my patella now I have shooting pain down my right leg starting at my knee
Pain in knee cap out of no where! it hurts when it's fully extended or while i'm walking. What could of brought this up? Not doing anything different.
Out of the blue: Problems like this frequently come "out of the blue" meaning for no obvious reason maybe early chondromalacia of the patella try hot and cold packs both work well for non traumatic problems may also wrap knee with plastic wrap at bed time to limber it up and keep in body heat if not better in a few weeks then it needs attention of a doctor or more specfically an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
Pain in knee cap when going up and downstairs and sometimes at rest years after meniscus surgery? What could it be?
Knee cap issues: The symptoms you describe are indicative of pain originating in the cartilage on the underside of the knee cap (patella). This condition is called chondromalacia patella. Treatment involves ice packs and nsaia for the pain. Hamstring stretching and quad balancing exercises help correct the problem. Cartilage heals slowly though. Weight loss can help tremendously. ...Read more
Spine issues.: You may have spinal cord issues.Get a more detailed answer ›
What will help with my bad knee pain? It's got lots of water around the knee cap, so what can they do to relieve the pain?
Rest and rehab: This is usually chondromalacia patella and is softening of the cartilage behind the kneecap. Rest, nsaids, tylenol (acetaminophen) will help with pain. Hamstring stretching and quadriceps strengthening helps. May want to try glucosamine and chondroitan sulfate supplements for arthritis. May not help, but little downside. If none of this works, see an ortho surgeon or sports specialist. ...Read more
Osgood schlaters: If you are are a teenager you may have painful tibial tuberodities as seen in osgood schlatters disease. This is seen in teen ager when the bone grows quicker than the blood supply causing islands of necrosis. This is a benign vondition helped by rest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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