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I have pain in my knee

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Several possibles: It can mean several things, most commonly osteoarthritis. Have the issue evaluated

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
28 years experience Family Medicine
Possible Arthritis: After sitting for a while, if your knees are stiff and sore when you get up, it's probably arthritis. It's a symptom commonly refered to as "gel phen ... Read More
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let us try to help: The main symptom associated with osteoarthritis is stiff and painful joints. Most sufferers find that the stiffness is the worst in the morning, and s ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Need evaluation: We need the diagnosis first, then we can develop a treatment program. It will include specific knee physical therapy exercises, and medicine depending ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Depends on the type of surgery performed. With any knee surgery it is not uncommon to have discomfort for several weeks. Talk to your surgeon.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nisha Manek
Specializes in Rheumatology
Unilateral knee pain: If one knee is affected, often osteoarthritis is the problem. Meniscal injuries and tendinitis can co-exist (which can present with "giving way" of th ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
23 years experience Radiology
See a doc: This could be a million things, from arthritis to a meniscus. You will likely benefit from an exam and x-rays. In the meantime, try an activity that ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tendonitis: Without any injury to your knee the most common explanation of your pain is tendinitis ( patellar tendon, IT band ) or patellofemoral ( kneecap) pain. ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Pain knee and above: If it eases with massage it is more likely to be muscular pain. If you have risk factors and it is not resolving ask your doctor for a Doppler ultraso ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
29 years experience Anesthesiology
It could be a lot: Of things. You should be examined by an er doc or ortho as soon as possible. If the severity of the pain and weakness is great, don't wait for a doct ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly: If this is within days, see orthopedic surgeon asap; if longer, see neurologist at earliest opportunity.
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