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I have shooting pains in my right knee and it hurts to straighten it out after it has been bent for a small time and hard to walk what should i do

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Dr. Harris Cohen
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Knee pain: Your pain is likely secondary to patellofemoral syndrome or degenerative joint disease -- a thorough exam from your primary care provider (and maybe a ... Read More
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Dr. John Munshower
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Knee pain: Pain in the knee can be caused by many conditions, and a history and physical examination is needed to truly diagnose your knee issue. Depending on t ... Read More
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Dr. Paxton Daniel
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Hard to say: Old fracture, internal derangement of the ligaments/menisci, fluid on the knee, etc. Consider a physical medicine or orthopedic consult.
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Dr. Jason Rudolph
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Could be worse: If the symptoms are not improving on a daily basis, you should have it looked at. The knee could be anything from a simple sprain to a ligament or ca ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: Continue with ice, elevation and rest. If the problem persists, have it evaluated.
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Dr. Karen Dantin
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Check It out: May want to see your doc
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Dr. David Trettin
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Yes: Direct contact to the knee can injure the 'kneecap'( patella);and most commonly result in contusions and injuries to the bursa(e) that protect the kne ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Woods
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Can be gout.: This sounds like gout, especially since it occurs after sitting for a long time and hurts severely with movement. This usually is first evident in th ... Read More
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
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See PCP: The sensitivity to touch concerns me. You are having to many issues for a 23 year old. Please see your PCP
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