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Throbbing Pain In Knee Cap
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?
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
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
Pain in knee cap out of no where! it hurts when it's fully extended or while i'm walking. What could of brought this up? Not doing anything different.
Out of the blue: Problems like this frequently come "out of the blue" meaning for no obvious reason maybe early chondromalacia of the patella try hot and cold packs both work well for non traumatic problems may also wrap knee with plastic wrap at bed time to limber it up and keep in body heat if not better in a few weeks then it needs attention of a doctor or more specfically an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
Pain in knee cap when going up and downstairs and sometimes at rest years after meniscus surgery? What could it be?
Knee cap issues: The symptoms you describe are indicative of pain originating in the cartilage on the underside of the knee cap (patella). This condition is called chondromalacia patella. Treatment involves ice packs and nsaia for the pain. Hamstring stretching and quad balancing exercises help correct the problem. Cartilage heals slowly though. Weight loss can help tremendously. ...Read more
See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more
Spine issues.: You may have spinal cord issues.Get a more detailed answer ›
Osgood schlaters: If you are are a teenager you may have painful tibial tuberodities as seen in osgood schlatters disease. This is seen in teen ager when the bone grows quicker than the blood supply causing islands of necrosis. This is a benign vondition helped by rest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I forgot to mention that my knee pain seems to be involving my knee cap, top of knee, and just underneath.?
Women: Have more problems with patellofemoral problems.Get a more detailed answer ›
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