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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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NotWhatCap'nOrdered: Anything that doesn't over-stress the knees (e.g. hyper-flex under stress) should be fine. To quote an eloquent forum commenter: "That machine is abso ... Read More
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Most likely: Degenerative arthritis of the knees, i would go and see the doctor having do x-ray and take care of it.
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Likely instability: Likely instability or patellar-femoral syndrome. This usually responds to exercises to strengthen the quadriceps mechanism.
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
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ice.: Ice the knee for 20 minutes at a time, 3-4 times per day. You should take an anti-inflammatory, like Aleve (naproxen) or Advil. That will help. Mostl ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
A few thoughts: You have to consider what is behind the knee. There are blood vessels, tendons, muscles, knee joint. You have to consider each of these. When you are ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Many causes: The possibilities are many. Traumatic vs. Inflammatory causes are most likely. Have it evaluated by a physician.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Acute trauma: To the knee with common symptoms: focal tenderness, effusion, inability to bear weight. Most soft tissue injuries, including internal derangements of ... Read More
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