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knee pain that radiates down shin

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
29 years experience Pediatrics
Knee pain: i highly rec. you see an orthopedist immediately. if you are very athletic it just may be stress injury but if its been all you life you may need orth ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Chondromalacia patel: this sounds like chondromalacia patella which is softening of the cartilage underneath your kneecap. Best treatment for this is to do exercises that s ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hal Blatman
40 years experience Pain Management
Thigh muscle: If you knee is normal, the pain can come from injured muscle and fascia in your thigh/leg. The injured areas will be tender, and there will be at leas ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Arthritis: There are a number of possibilities but the most likely is some form of arthritis of the knee. Pain down the leg occurs in this condition due to the ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Sciatica: Could have had herniated disc while delivering, unless it was caesarian.
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Dr. Tarek Shahbandar
21 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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maram Khabbaz
20 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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 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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