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Chondromalacia patella

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Fibrillation of the : Underside of the kneecap. Basically osteoarthritis of the patella. Many causes.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Several: Resting the knee for a short period of time and taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids) such as ibuprofen, changing the way you exercise, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mosher
31 years experience Radiology
Pain: Chondromalacia patellae is a term that is used to describe softening of the patellar cartilage from degeneration. Pain comes from higher pressure on t ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
22 years experience Family Medicine
Not usually: Only if pain is so severe you can't walk. Need to ice, take nsaids and have physical therapy.
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