Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
123 Doctors are Online

Pulsating sensation on right of knee, weakness in legs, feels like muscle spasm, have RA, FMS, LDL removal. Is this pulsation worrisome?

Hi. I m a 35 year old female. I eat well and exercise often (swimming), and am generally in good health. I ve been having a pulsating sensation on the right side of my left knee for a few days. It doesn t hurt. My legs feel tired. It feels almost like a muscle spasm that comes in waves over and over again. It s as if I can feel the blood pumping through my veins, at my knee. My LDL was removed on both knees as a result of a car accident injury in 1995. I have Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Fibromyalgia (FMS), however I have been able to prevent flareups through exercise, diet (Juice Plus), rest, and medication prescribed by rheumatologist . My question is, is this pulsating feeling something to be concerned about, or is it another symptom of RA/FMS?
Asked On : Mon, 8 Oct 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  229
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Thanks for writing to us.
The pulsating feeling in the knee as such is not indicative of any disease pathology. It can be a part of inflammation due to rheumatoid arthritis. Taking Vitamin B complex supplements will be helpful.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Mon, 8 Oct 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor