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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Knee pain: 16 FAm experiencing knee pain. It hurts when I walk or stand for long periods. I've had a knee injury before. It goes away when I rest? ANS: what is y ... Read More
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Knee pain: Given that you have had a knee injury before the pay may be related. There could be Ligament injury which can get worse if proper rehab is not done. W ... Read More
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Needs assessment : To work out whether it's a ligament cartilage (meniscal) or a patellofemoral (kneecap tracking) problem. Seeing your GP for examination is a good sta ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depends.: If you have pain along the inside (medial aspect) of your knee you may have had a MCL injury, but typically a person strikes the knee on the patella ( ... Read More
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Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
53 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Get evaluated: Dash board injury is one way for injury to the knee cap, the crucitaes as well the condyles of the femur, would suggest a full eval including xrays.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And poss ... Read More
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Get it checked: I suggest that you get it checked out. Although, this may be a minor thing, like patella tendonitis (inflammation of one of the tendons that hold the ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohamed Rafiq Abbas
Specializes in Palliative Care
Knee Injury: Dear Sir You most likely have a meniscal injury of your knee.This injury take very long to heal and is best to consult an orthopaedic surgeon to advis ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Edwin Perez
18 years experience Anesthesiology
Knee sensation: How recently? Please tell me it's been more than a week at least. There are some people who are overly sensitive to their body. Give it a few days ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Safe.: With a plica excision you should be safe to play rugby, and you are not predisposed to other injury just by excision of the plica.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Knee pain: Awakening with knee pain and swelling without recent injury is consistent with acute prepatella bursitis with fluid buildup. Lack of fever and skin re ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Blood clot?: Probably should go to ER to get checked with Doppler ultrasound for possible DVT
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A female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Knee pain: Knee pain can be due to osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid, gout or other autoimmune diseases. You need to consult your physician for a work up
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