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Woke Up And My Knee Hurts
I have knee pain. It hurt all day and this morning when I woke up. I don't know what I did to it. Should I see a dr?
My knee hurts but it isn't swollen I just woke up and it was hurting, this happened three days ago and its still hurting, should I be worried?
No big problem, but: You need to have a knee brace on to help your knee stabilization for a while and see if still pain. ...Read more
My knee hurts when bending and straightening its also swollen at the top but I didn't do anything for it to hurt I just woke up and it did I'm only 17?
Checkup: Probabnly knee tendonitis; however, the swelling is concerning and should be checked by your physician. ...Read more
My child 5 years but woke up and is limping everywhere, he says knee hurts, he "woke up like that" but he can squat, without hurting, its not swollen?
I am 24.Woke up to knee pain. Knees buckling, tender to the touch and slightly swollen. Hurts to bend and straighten. What could be the cause?
Yesterday was first time I went parallel skiing. I woke up with pain on the inside of my left knee hurts more when I bend the knee. What can it be?
MCL / meniscus.?: Skiing can stress the medial collateral ligament w/ valgus (knock-kneed) injuries or repeated 'cutting' or changing direction while skiing. If your knee continues to hurt despite nsaids and time, or develops swelling inside the joint it could be your cartilage (medial meniscus). This is usually more likely injured w/ a twisting mechanism and may require surgery... Good luck! ...Read more
I woke up with my left knee swollen it hurts n is uncomfortable to move the surrounding areas are fine I see a little bump like a dark pimple what?
Woke up with knee pain hurts to walk on it or bend it certain ways Swollen too. Feels numb when pressure is on it.
I woke up with knee pain on the inside of my knee. It feels very tight when I bend it. Going up and down stairs is miserable.
Joint or bursitis: Your physician will need to evaluate you to see if you have internal knee problems in the inside medial knee such as cartilage or joint pain or if it comes from bursitis on the outside of your medial knee - often anserine bursitis. Each of these conditions could mimic the pain you describe. ...Read more
What can I do about severe knee pain? Since december, I have had severe knee pain. I woke up one morning, and I could not move because of the severe pain. The pain is worse in the morning, but once I start moving around I am fine. I can walk all day long,
Woke up with knee pain 2 days ago a lot of pain can't weight bear much not swollen had Advil (ibuprofen) every 4-6 hrs and rest pain down to foot sprain?
Knee Nightmare: Knee pain can be a symptom of a local problem or referred from another joint like the hip or ankle. Most intrinsic problems of the knee, if acute, are due to a soft tissue, supporting structure injury. Inflammatory diseases can also affect the knee (gout, rheumatoid and osteoarthritis). Ice added to any regimen is great, inexpensive and can be repeated indefinitely with little adverse effects. ...Read more
Woke up with neck pain and stiffness, lasting two weeks, then right leg knee pain/thigh, low grade fever and lower abdomen discomfort distention??
I have a strained back and knee. It's been about 2 weeks and not getting better and my knee hurts after school.
More info needed: First, we would need to find out what you did to strain your back and your knee. We also need to know what activities in which you are currently participating, as they may have prevented you from having enough recovery time to heal. Please give us more information. ...Read more
Weather has started getting cold and my knee hurts all the time now. It is from a old injury. What can I do to help the pain?
Determine pain cause: Do you have arthritis? Is this tendonitis? Is there swelling of the knee? Could you have a meniscal tear? To effectively treat pain, you have to determine the cause, if possible. For now, rest from offending activities, ice for 20 minutes at a time, take OTC ibuprofen in only the recommended amt. And consider a brace. If I can help, then join my care team at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more
I dislocated and locked my knee 4 yrs ago and my knee hurts with exercise and sometimes on it own all that was done when it happened was an x-ray?
See a Pain Doctor: If you are still having pain after 4 years you should make an appt with a good pain doctor to find out what's going on. Check out paindoctor. Com for a good doctor near you. ...Read more
My knee popped then I had extreme pain in my lower back that has made walking very difficult can't straighten my back? And my knee hurts please help
Need to see orthopod: When a knee pops as you describe it often indicates an injury or tear to an internal structure like the meniscus. The back pain may be related to the injury but the persistent knee pain may need attention - anti-inflammatories and pt initially but may also need arthroscopic saurgery. ...Read more
I'm 38 year women heavy weight and my right leg has been swoalen for three days today and my knee hurts very bad and when I get the only thing I've tryed so far is elevating my leg as up high as I can but that has not worked should I be concerned or shoul
I've started a new running program and my knee hurts behind the kneecap when running and when going down stairs. What is the cause and what can help?
Patellofemoral pain: You most likely have patellofemoral syndrome, sometimes associated with cartilage damage behind the kneecap termed chondromalacia. We treat this syndrome with strengthening of the medial quad called the vmo as well as the hamstrings and the hip abductors. Stretching the it band is also important. Getting customized running shoes from a quality running store is key as well. ...Read more
I have low back pain when I sit the pain goes to my knee and my knee hurts a lot but my back hurts to please explain I twisted in bed?
Yes: When sitting or stretching legs while sitting the nerves can get pinched from herniated discs and result in the numbness. If it bothers you especially with pain and not just the numbness, you may want to see a spine specialist to serif there is anything that can be done. Numbness in those positions probably only need core strengthening exercise therapy. ...Read more
Did leg press yesterday with ~400 lbs. I heard a loud pop in my knee but it didn't hurt. I started to run on the treadmill today and my knee hurts?
See an Ortho Dr: You should rest, ice, compress, elevate the knee. Make an appointment to get it looked at. May need an xray and some manual testing to see what's wrong. ...Read more
Can u help me with pain so my ankle can heal properly and my knee hurts a lot & I have these bumps that look like the beginning of chicken pox.
Amy -: That's a lot going on….I would advise you to see a doctor in person. ...Read more
I started having left inner knee pain that woke me up, couldn't bend or straighten knee. Couldn't bear weight for 10 min. Or so. Has happened 2x?
Could be a torn medial meniscus
probably should get it checked out. ...Read more
Bakers cyst: It sounds like you have a baker's cyst. It is a benign swelling which is a marker of inflammation within the knee. I would see an orthopedic surgeon who can figure out what is causing the inflammation/swelling in your knee. If that is treated successfully, the baker's cyst, and the associated pain, will likely go away. Good luck. ...Read more
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