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Calcium build up behind knee
DanielBlas posted:
am 18 years old and me and my friend were horsing around and i hit the ground hard and after that i had alot of pain in my knee. I went to the doctors and they said that my knee cap was out of place and i had a calcium build up. I never offered to ask about the calcuim build up because i never thought it would be an issue but now i have a shooting pain everytime i try to run my fastest will the build up go away? or will i have to have surgery and get it taken out.
MsDaphne16214 responded:
If you have shooting pains in your knee when you run, you shouldn't be running. Speak to your doctor about what you should and shouldn't do. If it doesn't get better, you probably should see a specialist. daphne
_swank_ responded:
Was your doctor an orthopedic surgeon? If not, go see one. Calcium deposits, aka bone spurs usually form if something else is going on with your knee. They are probably not the cause of your pain. Your doctor sounds like he just took a guess. You really need an MRI to see what's going on in there.

As the other poster said, if running fast causes you pain then stop doing it or you could cause worse damage.

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