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Swollen Knee Cap No Pain
Circular red swollen knee infected hit by plastic be be 12 year old boy - hit by a plastic be be in knee cap
Hello, : Hello, you describe his knee as red and swollen. Signs of infection include: swelling, erythema (redness), warmth, tenderness, possible drainage, possible red streaks coming from lesions as well as fever, when more advanced. This should be medically evaluated as he may need antibiotics. Take care. ...Read more
Swollen knee cap. I am over fifty one day woke up with inflammation. Did mri. Oa was the result. Pain started at the back of knee resulting of swell?
I've had a swollen knee for well over a month, been on 500mg of anti inflamitries. No change. It's above my patella?
Bent slightly at knees at heard a pop in left knee. Swollen knee and tendon goes to to left not straight from patella to tibia. Eds classical. Cause?
Eds?: Not familiar w/ abbreviation. Sounds like u subluxated your patella( kneecap) though . Sorry didn't realize you had ehler's danlos syndrome ... Now i understand. As you know very well your joints are 'looser' than ' normal' joints and kneecaps can 'slip' out of place w/ the stresses of squatting.See your ors for evaluation and quad strengthening/ patellar bracing if needed. Best of luck! ...Read more
Should I be worried about my knee swelling up on top of my knee cap overnight it feels like a waterballon ?
Seek more advice: Most likely this represents swelling within your joint called an effusion or swelling outside the joint on top of the patella, called prepatellar bursitis. Either way, you should seek additional advice via a physician evaluation. For now, limiting your weight-bearing and icing the knee 20 minutes every 1-2 hours would be wise. ...Read more
Severe right knee cap pain when bending and putting weight on it when bent. Also swollen. No injury. What could be wrong?
I dance and I felt a pop under my knee cap. It also hurts on the inside of my knee. Pressure, overuse, and bending hurts it. Not swollen. ?
KNEE PAIN: knee pain and popping you need an exam baseline labs and knee X-ray . It may be chondromalacia patellae.(Runners knee) If duration of knee pain is over 3 months a knee MRI would be indicated to define the anatomy and evaluate for structural damage. Also consult a PMR doctor for potential injections of platelets or glucose . Lastly an ortho consult in case surgery is needed ...Read more
C an orthopedic sur-: eon. Could Be swelling in the pre patellar bursa, or fluid in the joint proper. The causes & treatments R very different. ...Read more
My knee is hot and alittle swollen under the knee cap. It hurts ! I did not fall , or twist it. Last time I fell was in Feb on ice. ?
Trekking jungle borneo, fell few times, hurt knee, after really hurt when bending, like upstairs, went swollen just above knee cap, just hurts little?
Forgot to unclip out of my pedals on my bike at a stop. Fell over and my bike landed on the point of myknee. My knee cap is swollen and hurts when b?
Possible infection: Concerning for infection: possibly of the prepatellar bursa. Hallmarks for infection are: hot, red, swollen, painful. If it isnt getting better would go in to be seen. ...Read more
I've hit my knee hard and now there's like a swollen line down the knee cap. I can walk perfectly & have minimal pain. should I worry?
Go see doctor: You need to see your doctor for evaluation ...Read more
I fell on my knee quite hard at football yesterday and is quite painful on the knee cap and above it. It's a little swollen any idea what it could be?
Needs to be checked: We do not have enough information like if there is history of any trauma,how long it has been swollen,what your occupation is etc And swelling of knee needs to be examined and may need imaging like Xray and MRI if indicated find out what is causing the swelling and pain Swelling can be caused by trauma,inflammatin like Arthritis,fluid in the knee,infection,gout or psedogout ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a swollen vein on the front of my knee cap ,it does swell from time to time and can be painful ,should I be concerned?
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