Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

200 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Hi, The last couple of days, my right knee has


The last couple of days, my right knee has been getting tighter and tighter... and, very painful... All of a sudden today, I can't straighten it out, and, could barely walk this a.m... and, there.s a lump, just below the inside (back) of my knee joint ... ALSO.. my right hand is acting the same way... I cannot straighten out my fingers!! I do have arthritis, but, I just had a shot of cortisone (about 10 days ago) for this... I'm wondering about the sudden onset of the knee thing... coinciding with my hand.... What do you think? Thank you.
Wed, 7 Nov 2018
Report Abuse
For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

Hi, may I answer your health queries right now ? Please type your query here... I have behind the knee swelling that comes and goes......somewhat painful........last a couple of days and then subsides. Should I see a vein specialist? wondering if it is vein/artery related. I am 40.

doctor1 MD

I recently started having a pain in my right knee….don t know what I did….but the pain feels worse every day and then is goes away for a couple of hours. It radiates to my calf and back of my thigh. Hurts to walk or after sitting…even to move like when I m trying to swing my legs into a car

doctor1 MD

I fell onto my right knee a couple years ago. It was swollen and painful for several days. I applied ice and rested during this time. Since then have had periods of pain, often waking me at night. Had X-rays and they were negative, showing some arthritic changes (I m 64 y/o). Had an injection of Synoval which really helped but wore off and started hurting again too soon to have it repeated. Steroid injection did not help. Was scheduled for MRI but have lost my insurance. I have to wait until I can start Medicare. Last few weeks It has really been painful, hurting below the knee extending a couple inches below the side of my knee. I havea been using combination of naproxen, Tramadol, ice, heat, and rest as treatment. Would appreciate any suggestions as to cause and home treatment.

Loading Online Doctors....