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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
20 years experience in Family Medicine
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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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience in Radiology
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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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Rudolph
27 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
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
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: Continue with ice, elevation and rest. If the problem persists, have it evaluated.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Check It out: May want to see your doc
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
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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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
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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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
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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