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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
I twisted my rt knee bowling. It hurts below the knee cap and behind the knee with pain generating up the thigh and down to foot,bruise under knee?
Sudden pain behind my knee that radiates around the inner side of my knee to the front of the knee below the kneecap on the inner side. Burning sensat?
Meniscus tear: One of the more common causes of these symptoms is a tear in the meniscus, a "c" shaped cushion between the bones that form the knee joint. See an orthopedic surgeon for a diagnosis. Good luck! ...Read more
Sudden Knee pain when walk and bend knee pain at the back of knee goes up my leg seems to be pain on the outside muscle on the back of my knee ?
Pain in left outer hip wrapping around to inner thigh down the inside of my leg to the right of my kneecap and then the right inside calf and foot.
Bakers cyst: It sounds like you have a baker's cyst. It is a benign swelling which is a marker of inflammation within the knee. I would see an orthopedic surgeon who can figure out what is causing the inflammation/swelling in your knee. If that is treated successfully, the baker's cyst, and the associated pain, will likely go away. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain right at the bend of the knee, medial, slightly behind the knee and inner thigh pain. Feels like a tendon might snap when running. Any ideas?
Stop if hurts.: Pain is a sign that something is wrong. Continuing any activity that is causing pain can worsen the pain and the damage. Some pain is expected with training as muscles strengthen and endurance improves but new pain means something else. Unless we are getting millions as pro athletes, don't risk damage. Get checked to see if all's well or not and how to avoid future pain. ...Read more
Sharp shooting knee pain on Right side that travels up the front right thigh to the groin and resting in knee, no swelling but very nervous help.
Sudden knee pain; noticeable swelling; no injury; just below r kneecap follows around to the inside side of knee and goes behind knee. What can it be?
Pain followed by : Swelling means injury/tear.C ur doc for an evaluation. ...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
Knee pain that radiates to shin calf thigh and side of leg and pain when I press behind right side of knee and front right side what can it be?
Impossible to say: see an orthopedist or rheumatologist and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more
Burning pain when standing on inner/medial behind knee. Not middle behind knee, inner behind knee. Likeliness of nerve (saphenous?) Or clot?
Tenderness behind left knee when walking and bending knee front of knee is fine back of knee no swellings present or redness came on after driving.?
Tight hamstring?: Do you sit a lot? Do you drive a lot? It sounds like there was no injury and there is nothing abnormal in the area to your naked eye. It might be tight hamstrings which need to be stretched out frequently. You might want to see the physician if this persists more than 1-2 weeks ...Read more
Visible swelling, lateral side of knee along joint line upon extension. Swelling moves to front of the knee when flexed. What injury is this?
Meniscal tear: Sounds like swelling arises from within the knee joint, indicating something is wrong inside the knee. Alternatively, if you are a runner or cyclist, iliotibial band bursitis could cause similar symptoms. Apply ice for 20 minutes at a time, rest this weekend, and see a sports medicine or orthopedic doctor next week. ...Read more
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