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Tenderness In Behind My 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 have swelling in my right ankle, right knee, right hip, and right wrist. There is pain in my wrist, elbow and hip. My knee is just stiff.
Swelling: If this came on spontaneously without injury it would be considered a polyarthropathy. That can be a viral process or it can be associated with a rheumatic condition. ...Read more
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?
Calvin Klein syndrom: This sounds like meralgia paresthetica, also known as "calvin klein syndrome." the problem is caused by the nerve that provides the feeling to the skin of your thigh getting pinched by a tight wasteband. This can happen with super-tight clothes (super models wearing calvin kleins) or with a large belly overlapping the waste-line. The solution is to reduce the pressure on the waste. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I feel tightness behind my knee and some pain in the inner side of my knee. My knee pops or cracks with each step I take. Stairs hurt near patella.
Serve left knee pain knee swollen also size of very large orange swollen just below left kneecap..slight swollen to right of left knee cap ?
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In addition to the pain in my knees, i've noticed a lump on the outside of my left knee... The lump protrudes when i flex or straighten my leg.
I've had dull pains around the back of my left leg in the knee area (popliteal fossa i think). Any ideas?
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?
Had left medial menisectomy surgery...... Now in pain in middle of knee front and back . Also had bakers cyst .What is causing pain in both area?
Varies: There are several possibilities. Have you had recent surgery? It could represent a recurrent tear in thermos is or recurrence in the cyst. It is also pretty common in patients with those problems to have some degree of chondromalacia/arthritis that may be causing symptoms. I would not hesitate to be seen and evaluated fully. ...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
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