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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Higgs
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Maybe: The answer to this question depends on the source of your pain. I would find a good local orthopaedic surgeon and get appropriately evaluated and the ... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Pain: You should have your doc check you out for this problem. There are possible serious problems if you really do have leg clots.
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
"Narrowness": of the knee joints usually indicate osteoarthritis cartilage LOSS. There is treatment, steroid injections, Visco supplementation by injection and fina ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Me too: Welcome to middle age. Try some Ibuprofen and a strengthening program.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
No pain=no problem: As long as you do not have accompanying pain or limited mobility, popping or cracking of joints should be of no concern. The tissues in joint may have ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: There are several causes of knee pain but pain basically with stair is consistent with an issue involving the kneecap. See an orthopedist and have the ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
27 years experience Sports Medicine
Patella femoral : If your pain is in front/under your knee cap, then most likely patella femoral pain syndrome/chondromalacia patella. Best managed with exercise to str ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
See your doctor ASAP: Whenever someone is 24 and gradually loses the ability to walk normally, it needs evaluation. You should see your doctor or a neurologist ASAP. Good l ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
19 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: Cartilage, meniscus, soft tissue, arthritis...
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grutter
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Patellofemoral pain: Pain in the front of the knee when climbing stairs, first standing, or sitting for prolonged periods is generally from problems under the knee cap. T ... Read More
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