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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 ...
 

Diagnosed with a meniscal tears, worn kneecap, osteoarthritis and fluid on the knee. What to do?

that the knee cap would not dislocate since it was worn out. I have been having physio on it. The physio usually tapes up knee to keep knee cap more secure, as she says it has a tendency to slide to the side, and does ...
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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 ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

What is the cure for bruised knee?

Last night I felt an extreme burning sensation on my knee. I looked down and it appeared as though there was a bulging vein over my knee cap. Today my knee cap is bruised and the bruise goes above my knee like ...
 

Fall on knee, pain in far upper portion of knee cap

I am a 41 year old female. I took a hard fall and landed on my right knee and lower right arm yesterday. I have had difficulty bending my knee since then. There is not any swelling but the very upper ...
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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.
 
hit knee to knee. there is swelling and a small bruise which is painful to the touch on the top of the knee cap. can bend with pain. shoots pain . a fracture?
Probably not a fracture. For benefit of doubt pls get an x ray of knee joint n consult orthopaedic surgeon.
 
Pain on the bone below my knee cap, hurts doing stairs or kneeling. Very painful, never had problems with this knee but i have a tight IT band on the other knee
Your query seems truncated. Based on the information - This may be related to bursa inflammation (bursitis). Perhaps you need to consult an orthopedic for a thorough evaluation; or post a complete query using Ask a Doctor
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