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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: Meniscus, fat pad, plica, cartilage..Try nsaids. If no better go to ortho doc.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Donovan
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
See below: Pain explanation terms mild, moderate severe constant intermittent location medial lateral peripatellar-knee cap in front, back mechanical catchi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Several.: Meniscus (medial). Plica. Medial compartment osteo. Joint "mouse, " ie. Costochrondral fragment. Others. This may need more than a dcotors h&p. Imag ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee problems: Knee pain and stiffness can come from many conditions/ injuries, but with the sensation you describe as "buckling" i would suggest you see a physician ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Get a good exam: sounds like you might have an internal derangement in the knee Id get a good exam and a possible mri to get to the source of your pain
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctors so they can take an x-ray to make sure nothing serious is happening.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Doubtful: Cancer is statistically extremely unlikely. Much more likely at your age would be conditions such as chondromalacia (wear and tear of the kneecap car ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
See a doctor.: The first step in helping any problem is to know what the problem is. This symptom could be a mechanical problem, structural problem in the knee, a s ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Ice first: After injury ice 36 hours then heat. Is it swollen? Your could have torn cartilage or ligaments. Your evaluation will tell.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Determine the cause: Get it evaluated and determine the cause of the pain.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lowe
16 years experience Pediatric Rheumatology
See your doctor: You may have an injury that has not been treated or healed properly. There are many causes of knee pain including osteoarthritis which is a "wear-and ... Read More

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