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It depends....: There is an area above your knee called the pre-patella bursa. This can become swollen for a variety of reasons including trauma, overuse, and some forms of arthritis. Rest, ice, elevation, and compression of the area should help as well as taking something like Alieve or ibuprofen. ...Read more
Had mpfl surgery 8 months ago. Today my kneecap subluxed again for the 1st time. Still hurts and is swollen. Should this be happening post-surgery?
It can: Many times it the distal alignment is bad, u r still stressing the mfpl ; it can stretch ; fail as ur original ligament failed. I am a firm believer in acute repair and distal realignment done ; the same time. Also a lateral release@ @ the same time all help 2 give u the best alignment ; decrease the chance of recurrence. ...Read more
17. Catcher for 7 years. Shooting pains and dull ache right side of left kneecap. Swollen. on and off pain for a year. Worsens when sitting while bent?
Bottom of kneecap hurts really bad after sports a little swollen can't stretch it either Been like this for a good 3 months and gets worse what is it?
Knee pain: This may be something called pre-patellar syndrome. This is chronic inflammation and pain of the area around the kneecap. Your doctor can help evaluate and treat this. Since it has been present for three months it does not sound like it is going away on its own. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A few months ago i had a bad fall on my kneecap. I couldn't bend it or walk for a month. Today it is still numb, swollen and hurts to bend. What is it?
I have a swollen left knee the top part, to the left top of the patella and its een swollen for 3 weeks now and the pain is really bad im worred about what it is..?
I've had a swollen knee for well over a month, been on 500mg of anti inflamitries. No change. It's above my patella?
Patella contusion-8 months. Inside below patella-swollen. On fire at night, Ice relieves.Can't stand up 5+mins.Warm/swollen morning. Cracks fullextend?
Patella injury: You should be seen by a knee specialist . It's not typical for a young patient to have the current symptoms u have , especially when you can gain treatment and be helped ...Read more
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