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What could cause sharp shooting pain behind knee and behind thigh?

What could cause sharp shooting pain behind knee and behind thigh?

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

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Does having a displacement of a meniscal root cause you to have pain behind the knee?

Does having a displacement of a meniscal root cause you to have pain behind the knee?

Yes it could: The knee joint extend to the back , any problem in the knee could could cause pain in the back of the knee.Good luck, thank you. ...Read more

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Is pain behind the knee caused by blood clot?

Is pain behind the knee caused by blood clot?

Not usually: If you are concerned about a blood clot you need to see your physician for the correct diagnosis. You may also need to discuss anxiety if knee pain makes you think of blood clots. Knee pain is usually due to injury or arthritis. See your doctor to also rule out a bakers cyst which is fluid leaking from the joint usually after an athletic endeaver. ...Read more

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Can pain behind the knee cause medial meniscus pain? What is thessaly exam for the knee ? How is that preformed?

Can pain behind the knee cause medial meniscus pain? What is thessaly exam for the knee ? How is that preformed?

Yes it possible: Ameans of detecting meniscal tears of the knee by comparing arthroscopic findings to a clinical examination finding. Patient stands flat footed on one leg while the examiner provides his or her hands for balance. The patient then flexes the knee to 20 degrees and rotates the femur on the tibia medially and laterally three times while maintaining the 20 degrees flexion. ...Read more

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What causes briuse behind the knee?

What causes briuse behind the knee?

Many reasons: There could be many reasons for bruising behind the knee. Injury such as a contusion to the area, a ruptured popliteal cyst may manifest itself in the back of the knee. ...Read more

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What are potential causes of swelling behind the knee?

What are potential causes of swelling behind the knee?

Baker's cyst: Localized swelling behind the knee is typically a baker's cyst or popliteal cyst. These cysts can arise if there is fluid within the knee joint. To treat the baker's cyst, you need to identify the cause of the fluid in the knee first. An unusual cause of swelling behind the knee is a popliteal aneurysm - a potentially worrisome problem. Consult with an orthopaedic surgeon to start. ...Read more