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  • Help! Absolute agony in my knee, can't put weight on it!

    This is weird

    Yesterday spent majority of the day walking around.

    Went to bed and felt NO different to I normally do.

    Woke up in the night for the loo, and found my knee buckled under me and I had to nearly crawl to the loo.

    Then when I got up this morning it was worse, and I have NO idea what it is??

    I cannot walk up or down stairs, so it's a sit down and shuffle affair or try and jump one legged up the stairs!

    The pain I feel when trying to crouch down is excruciating and bending and straightening the leg is just pure agony, in the whole knee!

    WHAT could this be? It got a bit worse over the course of the day..

    Has anyone got ANY idea what on earth it is?

  • #2
    Re: Help! Absolute agony in my knee, can't put weight on it!

    Trapped nerve. GP asap.

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    • #3
      Re: Help! Absolute agony in my knee, can't put weight on it!

      I have problems with my knees and this happens to me from time to time. My knee used to go out from under me a lot when I was pregnant, think it's something to do with your ligaments stretching more.

      Have you had any problems with that knee in the past?

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      • #4
        Re: Help! Absolute agony in my knee, can't put weight on it!

        Originally posted by scrobble View Post
        Have you had any problems with that knee in the past?
        Never

        What would the GP do though Fawkes? My GP is notoriously shoite at doing very little!!!
        Apaprt from maybe say "Go and rest it"...

        Do I have a choice- I can't fecking walk

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        • #5
          Re: Help! Absolute agony in my knee, can't put weight on it!

          Might recommend physio? Get to the docs.

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          • #6
            Re: Help! Absolute agony in my knee, can't put weight on it!

            Originally posted by cheeky_biscuit View Post
            Might recommend physio? Get to the docs.
            Ok Maybe yeah! I will see how it feels in the morning..The problem would be for me - I have t walk for 0.7 mile to the tube station and back again at night.. And now I am having problems moving around in the house!

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            • #7
              Re: Help! Absolute agony in my knee, can't put weight on it!

              If it is a trapped nerve...I tend to get one trapped in my back and it goes all down my right leg. I google bending techniques and try and bend it out.

              Worth a try maybe?

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              • #8
                Re: Help! Absolute agony in my knee, can't put weight on it!

                Ok- I tried that Marti, but unfortunately my knee is still really bad I can wlak, but it's such agony and I limp along like a very old stiff lady

                I cannot sit on my knees on the floor for example or crouch down to pick stuff up, I have to keep legs straight to do that..

                I was just out walking in the ice/snow and was SO scared of falling and damaging my knee more.

                ARRGGHH what IS it..



                (I know I know- I should go to the GP..)

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                • #9
                  Re: Help! Absolute agony in my knee, can't put weight on it!

                  I had this after having DD1. Doctor told me its name, something long beginning with O. It could that. Is yours worse when you walk up or down stairs or hill?

                  I was told there was no treatment except rest and anti-inflammatories, I'm afraid. It went away after a few weeks. But I was near crippled at the time.

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                  • #10
                    Re: Help! Absolute agony in my knee, can't put weight on it!

                    Sweets, do you think it could be to do with your E-D syndrome? (ie hypermobile joints?)

                    Maybe phone your local hospital to see if they have a Physio Direct service (self referrals)

                    x

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                    • #11
                      Re: Help! Absolute agony in my knee, can't put weight on it!

                      my arthritis started started in my knee...was agony...
                      See your Gp sweetheart. I hope it eases soon xxx

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                      • #12
                        Re: Help! Absolute agony in my knee, can't put weight on it!

                        Originally posted by elderflower View Post
                        I had this after having DD1. Doctor told me its name, something long beginning with O. It could that. Is yours worse when you walk up or down stairs or hill?

                        I was told there was no treatment except rest and anti-inflammatories, I'm afraid. It went away after a few weeks. But I was near crippled at the time.
                        Yes much worse up the stairs and down the stairs and down hill!!

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