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Dr. Carol Van der Harst
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends: If you have a tear with pain, instability and swelling, you should consult with an orthopedic surgeon who can explain the most appropriate procedure f ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arold Augustin
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Knee pain: Indeed, it could be arthritis. Your primary care provider will sort it out with an xray and/or refer you to an orthopedist.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: Symptoms of arthritis conditions include pain, sometimes swelling, increased warmth limitation of motion, stiffness particularly in the morning after ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Foods rich in...: Omega-3 fatty acis, calcium, vitamin d3 and zinc! these will help in food or as supplements.
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yep.: Pretty common. Treat with avoidance of severe knee stress, regular exercise, Acetaminophen and non steroidal meds.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Ruotolo
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many options: There are many treatments for arthritis of the knee including physical therapy, tylenol (acetaminophen) and nsaid's , (advil or alleve) cortisone and ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Joint space narrow: On an xray, arthritis is indicated by joint space j narrowing, and/or the presence of osteophytes (bone spurring). Clinically an arthritic joint may b ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
28 years experience Pain Management
Anti-inflammatories: For acute flare ups - nsaids - live Ibuprofen are very effective - max dose 800 tid. Beyond this pls see a doc.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: There are numerous arthritic problems that often occur in young males. Have a rheumatologist evaluate the problem.
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A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Several causes.: Could be arthritis, but may also be cramps do to iron deficiency, low calcium, magnesium, or potassium. Finally, restless leg syndrome could be the cu ... Read More

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