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Hole in the knee cap

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Having knee pain, difficulty in bending and stretching the knee. What to do?

see a dip or hole in my knee cap. ...I been having knee pain for a few months now and I can walk and get around ok but I noticed today ...
 

How can a hole in the knee cap be healed?

I have just had an arthroscopy on my very painful right knee, Doctor says that I have a hole in my kneecap, has made the hole a little bigger so that it can heal(?) and it will now take about 9 months ...
 

Pain in the knee, hole under the knee cap, no meniscus tear, done X-ray and MRI

I was just told from an ortho surgeon that I had a hole under my right knee cap. I had an xray ... my knee working out and its been 6 months without relief. I felt like the Dr was too brief with me ...
 

Knee pain, weak and wobbly knee, history of runners knee

ago I had problems with my knee, and was told by the physio that the cartiledge under the knee cap was irritated (runners knee.) My knees made slight crunching noises. That time discomfort went, only to re ...
 

What are artificial knee caps?

surgery, I found I did not have a knee cap, they had to take it out. Now I fall around all the time, I can ... they do not make artificial knee caps. Is this true? ...
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Will knee bruising cause the feet to go cold?

Fell hard on knee today. On concrete. Pain was intense it ripped a hole in my jeans. I vomited from ... and swollen. Looks like a golf ball is under my knee cap. Also my foot is cold. But not the other one. Thanks ...
 

Knee pain when walking or moving around

on the outside of right knee under knee cap. ...Had sudden knee pain while at work two weeks ago. Climbed the stairs and turned left and my right ...
 

How to diagnose blood infection in knee?

My knee cap has had a warm bulge for months now. One night it was making me soo mad I cut a little hole in it and a lot of puss (thick and smelly) came out. Ive had knee surgery on that knee twice ...
 

Had knee surgery to smooth out cartilage. Hole under knee cap. Need to do surgery. Your thoughts?

8 months ago my 20 yr old daughter had knee surgery to smooth out the cartilege from the underside of her knee cap. Still not back to normal and now doc says there s a hole under the knee cap. He ...
 

Knee pain, x ray reports normal, hilim gm

I am 65 years old and play golf alternate dats 18 holes covering a distance of around 5 miles. for the last two months I am feeling knee pain while climbing stairs. I got x ray done and the bones,ligaments,knee ...
 

Knee injury, swelling, clicking sound in knee cap, warmness in knee. Treatment?

other foot . Now my knee is a bit swollen and on the top of the the knee cap I press and feels like ...I hit with a table my knee a few weeks ago, it idinĀ“t hurt, but three days later I saw it swollen ...
 

Knee injury, bump on knee cap, pain below knee on sitting, numbness. Treatment?

I hit the side of my knee couple years ago and i got a little bump on top of my knee cap.when i rub ... sit my knee and the lower part of my knee starts to hurt and starts to get numb.is so uncomfortable ...
 

Knee pain when jumping. Had knee surgery for broken knee cap

surgery on the same knee, doing the same thing, just playing a different sport. Then it broke my knee cap ... is right in middle upper part of my knee cap. It hurts more when I do high impact things like jumping ...
 

Knees injured, lump on knee cap. Pressure, tightness on knee. Will it go away?

Hi, I m 50; 5 9 , about 180. I hit my knee on ice while snowboarding about 5 weeks ago. The bruising and pain are gone, but now I have a squishy lump on my knee cap. I don t feel any pain, but I do ...
 

Child with pain in the knee cap. Popping in the knee while bending the knee. Is anything wrong?

of hin knee just below the knee cap. He does not feel the pain unless he is in a deep squat putting ... knee, and just needs time to heal. He also felt a small popping on the side when he bends his knee ...
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Had knee give out 2 weeks ago. Limited swelling but now knee feels unsteady and feel hole or divit at knee cap..friend told me menisca tare but small
Welcome to healthcare magic...You are likely to have injury to the meniscus or ligaments inside the knee... you will need a clinical exam by an orthopedic surgeon and then X-ray and MRI to identify the injury... the treatment may involve a keyhole or open surgery based on the reports
 
I have a tiny ball on my knee cap that moves all around. sometimes I have a pain that shoots up my entire leg. im not sure what it could be.
sounds like arthritis/radiculopathy. get xrays of knees and back
 
I am having trouble with the tendon below the knee cap i can even jog please give some solutions for the pain and what i can do to stop ot without surgery
Apply dioclofenac pain killer gel to the affected knee, this will reduce the pain but the definite management to get rid of the problem is immobilization. This can be done by wearing a knee brace.
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