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knee pain on sides of knee and back of knee

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Greenbaum
36 years experience Rheumatology
Karate kid injury?: If you have injured your knee, you may have damaged a cruciate or lateral ligament, cartilage, or other support structure. Rest, elevation, and ice m ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Meniscus.: You could have meniscus tear(s), See a sportsmedicine trained orthopedic knee specialist for an accurate assessment.

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Blake Miller
12 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee pain: Sounds like patellofemoral (PF) syndrome. I'd see a physician to rule out if you have a potential meniscus tear or any other internal derangement, but ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Perez
18 years experience Anesthesiology
For yourself?: There can be many factors in a young person including high heel use, patellofemoral syndrome from muscle overuse, juvenile arthritis or other type or ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
RICE: Initially rest, ice, compression, elevation, and a re-evaluation would be appropriate. If symptoms persist, an MRI can be used to rule out an interna ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
28 years experience Pain Management
Very rare: The chances of this being osteosarcoma are extremely rare, however to put your mind at ease please see your doc. Hope this helps.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Knee pain: Different things will cause this at different ages. But I do not know how old you are. Please advise. Gout? Gonorrhea of the joint?
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haleh Agdassi
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Need evaluation: There are many different possibilities as to the source of the pain. It could be due to a pinched nerve from the lumbar spine, sacroiliac joint dysfu ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: Severe knee pain in a young person should be evaluated by an orthopedic doctor, especially if it has been several years. You could have patello-femor ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Pain: It is unlikely that your symptoms are related to Grave's so you need to see your primary doctor about your pains. If you have Grave's you should be o ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get Ortho evaluation: With complaints of constant pain and a sense of instability, you would be best served by having a thorough orthopaedic examination to assess whether o ... Read More

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