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Sharp Stabbing Pain In Knee
Sharp stabbing pain under knee cap that lessens when standing or walking or when i rub under knee cap. feels like sprain or something ?
I'm 27yrs old and I have sharp stabbing pain in my left knee cap the pain gets worse every day now the pain is constant?
Maltracking: The knee cap (patella) rides in a channel at the bottom of the femur ( patellar femoral groove) while being held in place by the patellar tendon. Sometimes it will slip and ride along one side of the groove, lose cartilage, and become painful. There are surgeries to correct this, and braces that can stabilize. See your orthopedist for an eval. ...Read more
Every now and then after walking a little, i get the worst sharp stabbing pain in my left knee. I can't sleep, im in so much pain. Growing pains?
Sharp stabbing pain above my left knee. Hurts more when my knee is in flexion( sitting or sleeping ). What is going on?
More details needed: When is the pain present, what does it feel like, are there two separate pains or is it a continuous line of pain from your hip to knee. What was the mechanism of injury? Does it hurt when you press on the area. Some diagnoses include intrinsic hip and knee arthritis/ligament/tendon injuries, bursitis, radiculopathy, soft tissue strain, etc. Basically u need to be examined by a physician. ...Read more
Sharp stabbing sensation in left knee. Pain occurs when bending or lifting leg. No pain pushing or massaging knee. Ideas?
Ideas, many: Knee pain is very frequent, as with other pains try to recall: onset of pain, radiation, alleviating or aggravating factors, severity of the pain. Possible causes: sprain, tendonitis, bursitis, osteoarthritis, etc. You need to see your primary doctor first and then maybe you need further referral if is not a simple diagnosis. If you had a trauma and then pain seek an orthopedist. ...Read more
Started with sudden throbbing pain in knee now got sharp stabbing pains in left side of body , just getting over a cold any ideas ?
See below: Symptoms seem unrelated to a cold. Pains in the "left side of the body" covers a large area. You would need to be precise. If pain is persistent or if severe best to see a physician. If you suspect the pain doesn't require urgent care consider a Virtual consultation on line at Health Tap.http://bit.ly/1OiIRcI Get well soon. ...Read more
Get ortho evaluation: This description is common with an acute knee meniscus injury or a stress fracture. You will need to be evaluated and xrayed. Most orthopaedic surgeons will get an MRI if the xray is negative and the examination points to the meniscus. Joint line pain and tenderness is common with this condition. Stabbing pain with squatting and twisting and touching knees in bed is common. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a dancer and I have had knee pain so i used a brace it worked but all of a sudden i started getting really bad stabbing shooting pains what is it?
See a doctor: There's something wrong because even you use the brace, but you still still experiences pain. The knee might already have some damage and brace not helping relief the symptom. You really need to see a doctor get a full exam and possible radiology study to find out the cause. ...Read more
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