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Swelling Below Knee Cap
Swelling below knee cap after fall. Small bruise above the swelling. Knee feels very tight. Do i need to have it checked out or ice and rest it?
If there is any: Fluid or blood in knee joint, yes, you need medical evaluation for sure. If it is just subcutaneous swelling, no. Only way to tell for sure is on physical exam by a doctor. So, yes, you need to have it checked out. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
I fell directly on my knee on concrete. Rolled over & a large blue oval swelling below my knee cap. 2 weeks ltr it is less swln but still hurts?
Swelling just below knee cap was tender to touch now no pain just feels weird to kneel like kneeling on something, been 3 weeks. Treatment?
Fell on knee over 2 weeks ago i'm having pain right below knee cap and swelling in same spot and a little towards the inside?
Get checked: This can be a bone bruise, patellar tendon contusion or partial tear, a meniscus tear, tibial plateau bone bruise or small break. If its not getting better by 4-6 weeks, get checked by orthopaedic surgeon. They will get an x-ray and if nothing is bad on x-ray an MRI is ordered to look for the soft tissue injuries. Ice nsaids and reduced activity for now is usual course of action. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Diagnosed with dislocated knee, was immobilized now PT. Having sharp pain below the knee almost in shin, some swelling, knee cap very loose. Worried?
Bad osteo in both knees now hv a lg lump n swelling (where the little bone is on outside below knee cap) bone three times sz it should be bad pain?
Knee Effusion: Sounds like a knee effusion which is fluid collection increase in the knee. If its really bad, you may need to have your knee drained. Occasionally a steroid injection may help decrease the pain and fluid collection. I would have you checked out by a sports medicine physician or orthopedic physician to make a true evaluation. ...Read more
I have 7 stitches in my right knee just below my knee cap after falling on a trail run yesterday. Swelling/bruising is minimal. Can I run today?
Burning or a cold sensation associated with my left knee below yhe knee cap no swelling that i can tell but it does have a puple color like a bruise ?
Nonspecific: These symptoms are nondiagnostic but may be due to some irritation of superficial nerve cells in the skin rather than a true inflammatory process of a tendon. Unless pain,more discoloration,or limitation of motion develop, I would hold off on any treatment or investigation at this time. See your Physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more
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