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Swollen Knee And Pain No Injury
Swollen knee for a week. Can't squat or bend my knee won't support it. Pain. No injury i didn't fall noticed the pain getting off couch week ago?
Painful/swollen knee - pain/swelling now spreading to upper thigh also starting to affect other knee no injury-what could this be from?For months now
Swollen knee and ankle-- knee clicks when moved and hurts --ankle just swollen -no injury just popped up! any ideas i nhave tried a knee brace and ice--no change
Painful : Painful clicking in a knee usually implies either torn cartilage (meniscus) or uneven and worn cartilage (ie arthritis). There are other inflammatory possibilities as well including gout, synovitis, bursitis, etc. The bottom line is that you really need to have this evaluated and examined by your local physician (primary care or orthopedist) likely with an xray and possibly an mri. If it is only an inflammatory issue (such as an arthritic flare), non-steroidal antiinflammatory medications can be taken (with caution and if not allergic). If this is unsuccessful along with other options including the ice and brace that you have tried, sometimes injections of either cortisone or hyaluronic acid can be considered. However, if there is a mechanical reason for your pain and clicking, such as a meniscus tear, you will likely need minor arthroscopic surgery. ...Read more
Does body weight , have a factor in injuries, I have been doing jogging and brisk walking for hour and now have got a neuroma in foot and swollen knee?
Do i remove an ACE bandage from a bruised swollen knee before going to bed for the evening? Injury contusion on right knee from a slip and fall at work. Right knee was the first body part to hit the pavement. My size is 6'3 3/4, 340 lbs. Xray indicates kn
RICE: You should start with rice as a home treatment. After 48-72 hours you may switch to heat (instead of ice). As your pain starts to subside you may add stretching as tolerated, and massage. Once pain is gone, then gently return to activity as your strength and flexibility may need time to recovery after the injury. If these symptoms worsen or persist see your orthopedic physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your knee pain, could be bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament issues, meniscal injury, sciatica etc. So you may want to see an orthopedic pain specialist that can tell you what is going and help you with the latest treatments available. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several: 2 most common indications are diagnostic and therapeutic. There are many causes for a knee effusion. Your provider may want to establish a diagnosis to guide treatment recommendations. For example, if you have gouty arthritis, that treatment may differ than that for osteoarthritis. In addition, aspirating a large volume of fluid can make your knee feel better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much pain r u in: Most swollen joints do not "have" to be drained--it is done to improve mobility and to reduce the large amounts of pain that tend to accompany them. If no pain or other issue, gradual compression could address it. So, depends on pain tolerance and speed of accumulation. Then it's just a needle & you feel so much better! be sure to wrap it after so it doesn't reaccumulate! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: You need to find out why your knee is swollen first. If your work does not make the swelling or pain worse then it is probably safe. ...Read more
No: No it is not. Have the knee evaluated. ...Read more