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Throbbing Pain Behind Knee
I have onset throbbing pain behind my knee caps and down my legs that last from 30 minutes to 6 hours, for the past three years now. What can I do?
See your doctor: I would start by seeing your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation. Ask if any tests are needed, and whether it not a referral to an orthopedic or vascular surgeon would be appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Throbbing pain starting behind knee than to ankle than to hip, end of day I can barely walk it goes away by morning but starts again when after use?
Difficult to say: You are young and one would suspect that arthritis is not a factor in your case, which could explain pain that increases with usage. Did you have any injury recently or in the past? Any prior surgeries? Are you an athlete or otherwise very active? Is there swelling? As you can see, there are many other questions of value here. Following with a doctor can shed some light on your situation! ...Read more
38 yof. Severe burning stinging & throbbing pain started behind left knee 2 weeks ago now goes from back hamstring down leg feels like kneecap slips pop?
Several: 'burning' knee pain without any injury may be caused by tendinitis (patellar, quads, it band etc.) or from kneecap (patellofemoral) cartilage wear most commonly. See your orthopedic surgeon if your pain continues for examination. In your case patellofemoral instability can cause pain, 'popping', and a feeling of instability. Quad strengthening and bracing may be the initial treatment. Best of luck! ...Read more
Knee pain in front and behind. Worse when bending knee. Also front shin pain throbbing deep ache same leg. Keeps me up at night. Not sure what to Do?
See a doctor: You see a doctor and have the knee evaluated. ...Read more
Baker's Cyst: Do you feel or see a lump in the back of your knee? ...Read more
What causes throbbing pain in the knee? What are the Symptons of having a frozen knee? What are the symptoms of having a mechanical issue in the knee?
Throb'g knee pain: Many possibilities. Please send lot more info so we can help you. ...Read more
My knee always hurts and limits my mobility. Been hurting for 3 years or more. It's almost like I have no cartledge. Throbbing pain?
B seen by ortho guy: U should b cn by an orthopedic surgeon. U r 2 young 4 an arthritic problem tho could b. A torn meniscus can present a mechanical problem in ur knee. Most orth surg can give u adx after x- rays and an xame. U owe it 2 ur self 2 find out the cause so it canb addressed early 2 avoid permanent damage 2 yr knee. ...Read more
Started with sudden throbbing pain in knee now got sharp stabbing pains in left side of body, just getting over a cold any ideas?
See below: Symptoms seem unrelated to a cold. Pains in the "left side of the body" covers a large area. You would need to be precise. If pain is persistent or if severe best to see a physician. If you suspect the pain doesn't require urgent care consider a Virtual consultation on line at Health Tap. Http://bit. Ly/1OiIRcI Get well soon. ...Read more
I have a throbbing pain from my front right thigh to my upper right knee. It's painful. I have not done any activity or if the ordinary.
I'm severely knock kneed and currently having a lot of throbbing pain on the inside of my right knee. Have not injured it. What could be causing this?
I have a throbbing pain in my right calf. It's from right below my knee to almost my ankle. It also has heat generating from it.
Get evaluated ASAP.: It's possible that you may have thrombophlebitis - a blood clot in one of the veins in your calf. This can be painful to touch, and to flex the ankle. Most concerning is the fact that a blood clot can travel up through the blood stream as the vessels get larger. But when the clot reaches the tiny vessels of the lungs, the situation can become critical. Blood thinners are used. Go to er if needed. ...Read more
Severe, shooting throbbing pain in left hip radiating into knee/calf for 7 mon. Almost unbearable when standing or walking. No pain when seated. Help!
Evaluate Low Back: If you are not improving have your doctor order a lumbar spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the back can cause leg pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain. ...Read more
Knee arthroscopy on 7-3-14. Having throbbing pain when I'm not walking. Taking 2 Percocet x4hrs. Should I be concerned?
I have suffered with back pain for years and now I get a throbbing pain in the back of my right leg just above the knee when I am driving?
Radiculopathy: When a stable back pain started to change its nature, it is necessary to see your pcp as soon as possible since it is an indicative of nerve compression or irritation. The exact nature your condition should be evaluated by thorough history, physical examination and possibly mri. Good luck. ...Read more
Can scar tissue in the knee cause throbbing pain? I had plica removed and I am having a lot of pain medially? Please help what can I do? Thanks
See orthopedic MD: Repeated injury, including surgery, will not necessarily help but when performed for the proper indications in a individual with functional impairment, scar tissue removal followed by a supervised course of physical therapy can help. It's probably best at this poi t for you to obtain an MRI from an orthopedic surgeon specializing in knee disorders. ...Read more
Trying to quit smoking, down to seven a day. But when I smoke as of late I get a throbbing pain in my left knee cap. Is this something to worry about?
Good luck!: It's no secret that smoking raises the risk of many of health problems, the throbbing pain in your left knee cap is not one of them. To successfully quit smoking, you’ll need to address an addiction and the habits and routines that go along with it. Ask your PCP for help. Good luck! ...Read more
I've recently just got a sharp throbbing pain in my inner left thigh and knee it's been going on for over an hour or so now without stopping and I've took paracetamol nothing happened? I was just wondering why I'm getting this pain and what causes it? Als
This can be from the hip, the knee or pinching of the nerve. You need to see your physician and get an evaluation and imaging. This will clarify your question.
We need to know what affects it.? walking, sitting, climbing, etc These are the clues to help understand your problem. ...Read more
What would a sharp pain on the left side starting under the breast down to the left knee resulting in a throbbing pain e caused from?
Unusual: That is unusual. A medical exam is needed to sort it out. ...Read more
What is the best over-the-counter medicine to take to relieve joint pain in knees and hips? It is dull constant throbbing pain.
NSAID a good choice:
Use of NSAID would be helpful if tolerated....Cannot use if you have active ulceration or esophagitis.Gastritis.
Drugs such as aleve or advil are otc and may be helpful but too many used can be problematic and use in hyperacidity syndromes can be difficult and dangerous. Tylenol (acetaminophen) has less gastroesophageal toxicity. ...Read more
My son has been having throbbing pain in the back of his left leg near the back of the knee, he says it feels warm and is worried is so a blood clot?
I been having this throbbing pain in my left leg above the knee towards my inner thigh. When I press on it, it feels like my muscle is bruising inside?
Throbbing pain in left calf. Sometimes in knee and ankle. Ultrasound negative. No redness or swelling. Worried about DVT. Please advise.
Knee twisted after jumping mega pain, have walked on it but very sore woken this morning to swelling knee ankle n foot and throbbing pain pain 9/10?
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