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Tightness Behind 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
Knee pain: Sometimes a baker cyst can cuase pain in the back of knee. Also hamstrings attach near the buttocks and eun behind knee and can cuase problems. ...Read more
Burning pain when standing on inner/medial behind knee. Not middle behind knee, inner behind knee. Likeliness of nerve (saphenous?) Or clot?
Many possibilities: 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: soft tissue masses or cysts, trauma (fracture, tendon or ligamentous tear, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormalities. ...Read more
Knee and thigh pain: There are more than a couple things that can cause this. Your best first right thing to do is see a physician who will examine you and determine the cause and formulate a treatment plan . ...Read more
Feels tight behind knee cap on lt. leg. Feels like metal knee brace on sides of knee, and femur pushing down hard on tibia. Knee cracks when turning.
Compartment syndrome: Get an immediate orhtopedic evaluationGet a more detailed answer ›
Baker's cyst: Swelling behind knee may be baker's cyst. Knee responds to injury/irritation with increased joint fluid production. Such as meniscal tear of cartilage injury. This increased joint fluid can accumulate as a cyst behind the knee which can be painful. Think of the cyst as a manifestation of problems elsewhere in the knee. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Constant knee pain in left knee, no injury, hard to walk, pain behind knee cap, knee gives out what can cause this?
Tight calf-achilles. Also feels like something hard runs along achilles-calf head. After sitting then stand, tightness behind knee and hamstring?
See details: Then see an orthopedist and have the area examined. No one can answer your question without examining the calf. ...Read more
Knee trouble+25yrs.At moment have extreme knee pain, 2 bubbles just below patella medial side, the head of the fibula is prominent sharp spasms in knee?
Need exam: You may have some iliotibial band tenderness and inflammation. You may also have some lateral patella issues it s difficult to tell without an exam most of these can be treated with ice, nsaids and rest. Sometimes physical therapy with modalities and stretching can be helpful. ...Read more
Tightness and Pain in right knee when I bend with crackling sound ... Slight numb feeling radiating to calf muscles till foot ?
Ligamentous : This sounds like something you need to have imaged and examined by a good sports med or orthopedic doctor to see what ligament and nerve compression issues you might have.i suggest you start with a clinic appointment to have a good clinical exam, which direct the type of imaging you need to fully diagnose the problem and get to the corrective therapy best ...Read more
2-3inch lump in back of thigh 2inches above knee, pain radiating down calf and up thigh with slight swelling of knee?
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