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Is a painful pop behind the knee suggestive of a pinched nerve?

Couple nights ago, woke up with pain in back of left knee. Felt like something pulled or popped. Pain upon standing up my thigh , walking around a bit ,pain almost gone . Sitting with legs up helps. Also icing. Before pain started I had been sewing for a few hours. Husband thinks my chair was too high, so pinched nerve in back of leg. While sitting in recliner I move feet in circles to help circulation
Mon, 28 Nov 2016
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As per your history is concerned knee pain relates to many points so first of all let us ruled out some common causes ..To ruled out common causes make a blood count with differential ,check your uric acid level,do a through musculoskeletal physical exam to ruled out POPLITEAL CYST present in the back of knee or not.Thanks
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