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knee pain from arthritis

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Knee pain: You can however it would be preferable for you to treat with non narcotic medicines which treat the cause. Ie,. For inflammation ,treat with an Nsaid ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly: Bilateral knee pain is most often related to arthritis but occasionally bursitis or tendinitis can be responsible. The only way to know is to have the ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
I agree: See an orthopedist for an xray and evaluation. He/she will also be able to create a treatment plan for relieving your pain.
Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your knee pain, could be bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament issues, meniscal injury, sciatica ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: There r so many causes of knee pain there's not enough room 2 answer here. Hip disease can present as knee pain, ; that's a whole new book. Infection ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Sheskier
39 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Any # of things: Torn meniscus chondromalacia patelli infrapatellar tendonitis plicae syndrome osteochondritis dissecans to name a few.
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
27 years experience Sports Medicine
Yes depends: There could be many reasons for your knee pains ranging from traumatic or non-traumatic causes. You don't need to have an injury to experience the pai ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Mandelin
20 years experience Rheumatology
Depends: Some people with very specific types of knee arthritis in which one area of the knee is "worn down" far more than the rest can get some relief by wear ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gideon King
20 years experience Family Medicine
Arthritis work-up: It could be osteoarthritis which is simply the wear and tear type. It also could be an inflammatory arthritis such as Rheumatoid arthritis or Lupus or ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
See your doctor: There are many conditions that can cause an inflamed, hot knee. Multiple types of arthritis, joint infections, or gout are all possibilities. You may ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Not too fast: Just because you have joint pain does not mean arthritis and does not mean surgery. You have to have the knee evaluated. Many times the knee p ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Although, the incidence of osteoarthritis (wear and tear arthritis) is negligible in people of your age, there are types of arthritis such as rheumato ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hi. : Hi. Orthopedic surgeons are specialists for knees. Yes, there could be a variety of things that could cause knee pain without boney abnormality. Tendo ... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
18 years experience General Practice
Not likely: Eventhough it is unlikely. If the pain continues i would recommend having a healthcare professional examin the knee.

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