Why is my knee hurting

Patient : Why is the backside of my knee hurting
Symptoms:  Sharp pain
Doctor :   Knee pain is seen in many conditions. It could be due to trauma or injury, infections, age related osteoarthritis, rheum atoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylosis, cancers , etc. A x-ray must be done along with physical examination to find the exact cause of pain. Consult an orthopedician for further management.

Comments / Follow Ups

Guest: i have this problem from 3years ago. now a days its getting worse then before. its more difficult when i walk up stairs. i have a long hour work standing . can u please answer me as soon as possible so that i get well very soon.
Guest: i did a x-ray and i don't have problem seen there . every examination is normal.

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