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I've have been having intermittent knee pain when sleeping. It awakens me from sleep, severe pain when straightening or bending my knee.

I'll make a guess... What about during the day ie shaving legs, planting and twisting into/out of the car, squatting down? Could be a meniscal tear, which either heals on its own or doesn't (and can benefit from arthroscopic surgery)... Avg age is 35 for a meniscal tear. http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=a00358. Read more...
? meniscus tear. At your age most commonly that story sounds like a meniscus tear. You need to be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon and have a physical exam and if your physical exam is consistent with the meniscus tear, an MRI will be ordered and you will know your diagnosis. Read more...

I'm having terrible knee pain that I can't sleep at night, been having it for some time now. Done tests & all results were fine. Pls help?

DJD. By age 50 virtually everyone has signs of degeneration in the anterior compartment of the knee- the patella and tendon,,bursa and ligaments. The important question to ask is what is your body weight? The knees are sensitive to mechanical loads as the bodies center of gravity. You reference pregnancy and possible weight gain. If X-rays and exam are normal try a knee sleeve & topical NSAID's. Read more...

Dull Knee pain that wakes me up at night and hard to go back to sleep?

See Ortho if Needed. Usually most pain resolves on its own, however if it persists or you have swelling noted you may want to see an orthopedic doctor to evaluate it further. Use Ibuprofen or aleve (naproxen) around the clock for the next several days to help as well. Read more...

I have had knee pain only at night when I try to lay on my side and lay the inner part of my knee on the mattress. The only way I can sleep is turning on my opposite side and keeping the painful leg off the mattress.?

Hamstring tendinitis. While there may be many causes of this pain, two very common sources is hamstring tendinitis that occurs from limping. The limping is often caused by weakness of the quad muscles, but can also be caused by knee problems such as arthritis. If you have had a fall recently, the cause can also be an mcl tear. To isolate the problem, a trip to your friendly neighborhood orthopedist may be helpful. 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: trauma (fracture, tendon or ligamentous tear, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormalities. Read more...

So due to this knee pain I'm having I wrapped my knee but the pain is still there I can't sleep @ night I have no injury just chronic pain?

On and On and On. What you have, is an acute exacerbation of a chronic condition. These conditions typically go on for an extended period of time, never completely resolving. A better option would be having it evaluated by an orthopedic specialist. Find the cause of your pain and the best options for resolving it. Read more...