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developed swollen painful stiff knee joint any ideas cause

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Unable to walk: Whether you have had an injury or not, nonweightbearing is a significant problem that should be evaluated right away. Please see your doctor for an e ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
Ortho: consider seeing an ortho especially if painful. if something bad you don't want it to go too long without intervention . and if nothing bad, you wi ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
There are many: potential diagnoses for the symptoms you are detailing. Some of these are potentially very serious. I am certain that you can find a free clinic near ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
34 years experience Rheumatology
Arthritis: It could be a number of different things, including arthritis, infection, or an injury. You should get evaluated to get a proper diagnosis and treatme ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darren James
29 years experience Podiatry
Injury: Hi, I need more info. Did she injure the knee. It sounds like she has a injury to a ligament or tendon, mostly a ligament injury. Did she have a x ray ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
34 years experience Rheumatology
Get evaluated: There could be many causes including arthritis and infections. You need to get evaluated to get correct diagnosis and treatment options.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John McDonald
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Lots of things!: The most common reason for knee stiffness and pain is arthritis. Treatment can be nsaids/tylenol, physical therapy, ice, non impact aerobic exercise, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bursitis: Most likely he devoloped bursitis of the knee. Need to seen by orthopedic surgeon.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Arthritis: There are many causes of arthritis. It sounds like you have had some medical care for this before. I would recommend seeing your physician or rheuma ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not normal: A swollen joint is never normal and joint pain is never normal. I cannot speak about "root tears.".

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