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What Is The Pain At The Back Of My Knee
I have sore bruise halfway across the back of my knee. I noticed it yesterday after feeling sore pain. I did not injury it. Could this be a blood clot?
Blood clot?: doubtful. Have you been traveling? need more history to guide you. Perform a virtual consult to get more information and be able to help you. ...Read more
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 mass, trauma (fracture, tendon or ligamentous tear, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormalities. ...Read more
May be meniscus tear: Usually a sharp pain with certain activities such as twisting / bending may be a meniscus tear. If you have mechanical symptoms such as locking and catching it would be a good idea to see an orthopedic surgeon who can examine you better. If you had an injury then an MRI may be indicated as well. A hands on exam would be needed to evaluate this. Thanks! ...Read more
Tight gastroc: stretching should be 30 % of your work out.. everyone has patella femoral arthritis.. especially if you run. also avoid knee presses at high weights. ruins your knees and your achilles. i assume you are talking about your achilles? all of these stiffen up at night because your feet are in extension and your knees are in flexion. stretch before you get out of bed ...Read more
Why do I have pain at the back of my knee that hurts when I walk and sometimes gives a pulling sensation?
I have a pain at the back of my knee for a few days and know it seems to be travelling down my calve to my ankle it doesn't feel like muscle?.Thanks
Several: Pain in back of knee traveling down leg w/ no injury mechanism in your age could be several things. If it worsens or continues, get examined. Cysts can start in back of knee and as they " leak" fluid can cause discomfort down leg;calf ( gatroc)muscle strains can cause pain down leg( even though u feel its not muscle)as well as a nerve irritation(. Esp.If burning or " pins/ needles type pain); etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a shooting pain at the back of my knee. Like an electric current zapping through. Painful and awkwardly uncomfortable. Happens mainly at night?
When i walk I have a stinging pain at the back of my knee i had a match today in football and think i hurt it what could it be how long could i be out?
See Dr.: Continued trauma to the knees, especially with football, is not advised. I would see a dr./orthopedic specialist to evaluate and make recommendations for. ...Read more
I feel a shooting pain at the back of my knee and knee feels tight. Could this be a tear or sprain?
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