Swollen knee

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Bakers cyst

A Baker's cyst, also called a popliteal cyst, is a fluid-filled swelling that develops at the back of the knee.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Swelling behind knee
  • Swollen knee
  • Painful knee
  • Knee locking

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Bakers cyst.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a condition that causes joints to become painful and stiff.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Hip pain
  • Painful knee
  • Single joint stiffness
  • Single swollen joint
  • Stiff knee

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Osteoarthritis.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.