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Shooting Pain In Back Of Knee
I have a shooting pain at the back of my knee. Like an electric current zapping through. Painful and awkwardly uncomfortable. Happens mainly at night?
I feel a shooting pain at the back of my knee and knee feels tight. Could this be a tear or sprain?
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I feel stabbing / shooting pain in the back of my knee and lasted a minute or so. I had knee replacement 5 mos ago?
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
Every night as I'm sleeping I experience a sharp shooting pain from the back of my left knee (only) disperse down to my foot and cause shock like pain?
Left knee: Please start with a someone who will take you to the Emergency facility where they will carefully examine your knee. Lab test and/or xrays will be done. The doctors will discuss this with and make decisions about best care - either in the ER or in the hospital. Hope all goes well! ...Read more
Lower back pain is causing shooting pain referred leg and hip and knee pain. What can I do for relief?
Active, age 41. Developed sharp knee pain (not constant--totally fine most of time then "shooting pain" occasionally) in kneecap area. Tendonitis?
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?
I had my girlfriend rub my back last night because I couldn't get comfortable or lessen the pain no matter which position I was in. when she started Rubbing my spine right above my tailbone a shooting pain went down my thigh and into my knee. I get no re
Pnched nerve: could be in a muscle in you buttocks, such as the periformis muscle which is known to pinch the sciatic nerve and cause sciatica, but can also be coming from a disk in your back. Instability due to disk disease can cause muscle spasms in the buttocks, so I would look into getting an MRI of your back if you can ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When i lay on my back and lift my left leg up straight not bending my knee i get sharp shooting pain in my lower back. I also can't stand straight up.
Back sprain: The pain on straight leg raising is indicative of either ligament tears and laxity in the lumbar spine or sacroiliac problems with weak ligaments . It might also involve an inflammation of a lumbar disc and nerve root irritation. Visit www.Proloshot .Com or www.Aaomed.Org to find a doctor who does prolotherapy as the ideal treatment to rectify this problem. ...Read more
I sprained my ACL a few weeks back now I am having shooting pain from my ankle to my knee and can't bear weight on it could this be related ?
Multiple symptoms : See u orthopaedist for evaluation and treatment. ...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