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Stiffness And Bulge Behind The Right Knee
Baker's cyst: Your knee very likely has cartilage wear and has an effusion, or joint swelling. Some of the fluid from the knee joint can drain to the back of the knee causing a swelling, called a baker's cyst. These are usually painful, unless they burst when the fluid can enter the calf muscles and cause swelling and burning there. The other source of swelling behind the knee can be a clot. Get seen. ...Read more
Stiffness right arm, neck, finger of right hand, pain in right knee, tremors and twitching right abdomen,and back of head pain is it Parkinson's?
Many possiblities: See your physician for an examination. Look for any swelling or redness. If so get checked immediately. ...Read more
I am 67 and suffer from tendon pain behind the right knee. What treatment can I get? I had myelitis in my brain stem & partial paralysis 7 years ago
It feels like I have a cramp behind my right knee quite painful but no actual cramp. I also suffer from rheumatoid arthritis. ?
Baker's cyst?: Arthritis of internal knee structures often leads to over-production of fluid in the knee.This is often noted as stiffness/fullness behind knee. A proper examination is necessary to determine of this is the case. Treatment could include drainage, steroid injection, etc. Other thoughts: tumor, inflamed nerves/tendons. For latter, neuroprolotherapy or prolotherapy may help.See dr for best diagnosis ...Read more
No: Pain is never normal unless you suffered an injury or have some underlying condition causing your pain. Get the knee examined and evaluated by your Dr. to start, best wishes. ...Read more
Not sure: Sounds innocuous. But if you get it often ask your family doc. ...Read more
Many possibilities: The knee is an important weight bearing joint with a complex inner and outer structure. Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, tendon or ligamentous tear, arthritis), infection, and metabolic conditions. ...Read more
I feel Tuesday off a porch and since then been is pain with my knee mainly to the right side of my right knee, behind the knee and below the kneecap.
Injury: This is consistent with a sprain and/ or contusion of the knee which should heal in a week or so with rest, ice applications for 2days followed by hot(not too hot) applications and,if you can take them, antiinflammatories like Advil or Aleve. If worsening pain,redness or swelling develops see your physician and an xray may be ordered if deemed advisable. ...Read more
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