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Sudden Sharp Pain Behind Knee That Almost Knocks You Over
Knee pain: Sometimes a baker cyst can cuase pain in the back of knee. Also hamstrings attach near the buttocks and eun behind knee and can cuase problems. ...Read more
Got a sharp pain behind knee cap and is getting worse everyday could it be fluid if so is there anyway of helping it without going to the doctor?
Getting sharp pain behind knee after Falling on it. No swelling or bruising. Only pain is when I'm bending my knee. Able to apply weight when straight?
Knee pain: I would still get an X-ray due to where the pain is. Rest and ice as well ...Read more
No redness or swelling. Not on the pill. Tearing like sharp pain behind knee where the joint is when I stand too long or walk. D dimmer test ok.?
L5-S1 microdiscectomy Fri for left leg sciatic pain. Calf/foot pain relief w/some thigh/behind knee pain. Pain less AM but sharp pain down left leg into foot w/pain level of 9.5 & hurts sitting/lying.
Microdiskectomy: Give it some time; sometimes simply moving the roots around can upset the lumbar plexus and give you intermittent (even quite severe) pain, although it resolves within a week or two. Getting to the disk requires mobilization of the roots and inflammatory changes from that- or the disk herniation- itself can give this pain. As long as bowel and bladder OK, hopefully this will resolve also. Best! ...Read more
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
I had this knee pain evertime when I walk. And when im bending it satred to have this sharp pain, how am I going to explane to my doc and what its?
Pain explanation terms
mild, moderate severe
location medial lateral peripatellar-knee cap
in front, back
mechanical catching locking
radiation down leg
aggravating activities ...Read more
When I stand I get a sharp pain in my knee and when I kneel. It will also click a lot I have suffered with knee pain for 18 years. What could it be.
I am experiencing knee pain. Sharp pain on the sides. When I move it locks up clicks. It swells up. I been takin Norco 10 & flexeril 5mg bid?
Consult doctor: It could be ruptured muscle, or ruptured cyst which can be confirmed by scan, please discuss with your physician. ...Read more
Commonly Tendinitis: While there can be many cause of pain in the back of the knee and full evaluation may be necessary to be sure, mostly commonly if you a skateboarding a lot -- you may be experiencing a repetitive use injury and commonly that is a result of tendons becoming inflammed. Hope that helps! ...Read more
Sharp pain on knee cap and below when went running, woke up and now swelling in front and behind knee and can't fully bend it, what is it?
Tear: U might have torn a meniscus : (. Go get it checked out. ...Read more
I recently played a pick-up soccer game & afterwards, I started feeling a sharp pain behind my knee. It's been 3 days & I still feel discomfort there?
Behind knee pain: This could be a baker cyst if you have a soft squishy mass behind the knee. To be honest get checked at your PCP. He will do maneuvers, to check the integrity of the ACL, PCL, MCL ligaments to make sure there is no sign of tear. ...Read more
Sharp pain right behind the knee on the back of my leg, it mainly hurts when I bend my leg or sit long but does not hurt when I walk. What is this
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
When I bend my leg up, I have very bad pain behind my knee and in my thigh, what could it be? It's sharp pain
What would cause sudden sharp pain that seems to originate from behind the knee and runs down to mid calf and up to mid thigh?
Having a sharp pain behind my knee toward my lower thigh when I fold my leg or over stretch it, also if I press the area. Cause for concern?
Part of the decision about seriousness of this depends on how long and cause of the pain (like, injury or not).
If this has been going on for more than a few weeks, it is more likely to need some sort of intervention. If it is recent, you should make sure you do not have a blood clot. ...Read more
Sharp pain behind right knee that burns slightly into calve, comes and goes at random regardless of activity. Does not feel muscular but deeper in leg?
See details: There are several possibilities. See an orthopedist and have the knee evaluated. ...Read more
What does it mean when you get sharp pain with burning followed by itching in your upper leg behind knee?
Nerve: Difficult to tell with such little history but off the top of my head, burning and itching tend to indicate the nerves in your back or leg as the cause. Your doc may examine your back and so some range do motion and lower leg testing in exam. ...Read more
Bent my knees&as I rose my knee felt it was about to pop. Instead of popping, I felt a sharp pain behind kneecap. Been sore for 2 days to bend?
Ortho Evaluation: Your symptoms of catching suddenly sound structural, meaning that you likely have a cartilage injury to either the undersurface of your kneecap (patella) or the opposing surface of the trochlea. A thorough orthopedic evaluation will help when the weather not you need advanced imaging beyond xrays, such as an MRI. ...Read more
What would cause sharp pain behind the knee that occurs shortly before a sharp pain in the back of the head? No other symptoms of dvt: just pain!
I have a sharp pain behind my left knee whenever I walk up or down stairs, also if I have to bend down. Could this be a sign of a blood clot?
Behind knee (burning)and calf (dull/sharp) pain that's been getting worse over the last 3weeks. X-ray normal ultrasound knee to groin normal. No injur?
Knee: I think you should see your physician and ask an ultrasound. There csn still be other soft tissue pathology that does not show up on x ray like a Bakers cyst. Sounds like there is something pinching some nerves back there. ...Read more
I have been having sharp pain behind my knee when bent, deep within the knee, by the kneecap, and recently twitching after running, but no swelling.
Souds like: Osgood-schlatter's disease, common in you age group. You will need an accurate physical examination and maybe x rays, so see your doctor for better advice. ...Read more
Severe lower right side back pain. Sharp pain to hip, behind knee to my foot. I've weakness and numbness in my foot and leg. What could be problem?
Hi Doc. I'm a 26 year old female. Have no history of injury. I recently started getting this sharp pain originating behind my knee and radiating down to my leg. No swelling, warmth, redness or tenderness behind the knee. It comes and goes without warning
Plantaris muscle: The plantaris muscle starts just above the back of your knee and goes down to your Achilles tendon at the heel. It is right in the middle of your calf. It doesn't stretch well. If overstretched It could give symptoms similar to what you described. Stretching the calf muscles by letting heels drop with balls of feet on a step usually helps. ...Read more
My dr gave me Tylenol (acetaminophen) # 3 1-2 tabs prn. For knee pain after surgery. I took mobic 15mg & tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 still hurting. What else can I do. It's sharp pain.
Ice: But you should inform your doc as well. ...Read more
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