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knee pain radiating down leg

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Dr. Tarek Shahbandar
22 years experience Anesthesiology
May be from back: Pain that follows this pattern may be coming from the spine, especially if it radiates bellow the knee. Your doctor will need more history and a phys ... Read More
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Many causes : Dr. Shahbandar is correct. When describing pain, it is best to describe the pain (sharp, burning, shooting, etc.) and add a few qualifiers such as ... Read More

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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
19 years experience Family Medicine
OA vs PFPS: Two possibilities are most likely. The first is osteoarthritis, or wear and tear ("rust in the joint"). This is usually in middle-age people but can ... Read More
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Dr. Shane Miller
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Patellofemoral Pain: Pain in the front of the knee around the kneecap, that often gets worse with using stairs, prolonged sitting, or activity such as walking long distanc ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Burns
37 years experience Emergency Medicine
Could be: A few things depending upon a history of prior injuries or surgeries, but the discomfort particularly going downhill makes me wonder about the acl (an ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Knee pain: As already stated , this merits an exam by your orthopedist. Pain is always your body's way of telling you to seek help.
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
Likely instability: Likely knee instability causing knee cap to rub against femur. An exercise program to strengthen quadriceps muscle should help.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maram Khabbaz
21 years experience Geriatrics
Need a Dr to exam: you need a physician to exam your knee and images you might injured a ligaments before and this is aggravated now with specific movement you did you ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Most likely: Yes pain in the hip joint and the surrounding area send pain toward the knee area. Thank you.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Dr. Jay Joshi answered
21 years experience Pain Management
There : There are many possibilities that can cause your persistent knee pain. Any of them ranging from problems in the knee and around the knee to from the ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
23 years experience Family Medicine
Needs evaluation: Because of the traumatic nature of the injury, this should be evaluated by a physician. The difficulty with weight bearing is concerning, and so pleas ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Chondromalacia patel: This is probably chondromalacia patella this is softening of the Cartlidge underneath the kneecap. The best therapy is to strengthen and the quadricep ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Miller
46 years experience Anesthesiology
Knee: An easy test for arthritis is put hand on kneecap when bending and straightening the leg. If u feel a grinding called crepitus indicates some arthriti ... Read More
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