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left knee pain feels better walking

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raphael Peralta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Take nsaids: Did you twist your knee? If not, try Ibuprofen for the pain.If this pain does not go away, i suggest you see a doctor for evaluation.
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Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: Not normal for a 21 year old...Go to your doctor or an orthopedist.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
Cartilage/ligament: This could possibly be a either a meniscal (cartilage) injury or a torn ligament. Any time one describes a knee "giving out" it sounds like a possibl ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See a specialist.: See an orthopedic knee specialist. You may have "patellar pain" or a variation of it, based on what your describing. If so, it's usually treated with ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Shin splints: Especially if you are a runner or run during athletics, this may be shin splints or a stress fracture. It also may be tendinitis (swelling of the tend ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Farmer
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: This severe pain should be evaluated by your orthopaedic physician as soon as poss! Prob not necessary to go to the ER unless you have fever!
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
See orthopedist: Twisting knee injuries can cause ligament or meniscus injury. If inner aspect of knee could be medial collateral ligament sprain or medial meniscal te ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
Urgent Care: or ER is where you can get your answers. Will probably need at least an X-Ray of your wrist.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Chondromalacia: Knee pain in a 16 year old female is often related to chondromalacia. This involves the joint behind the kneecap. See an orthopedist. Specific exercis ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
PT: It is especially important to strengthen your right leg as you are putting extra pressure on your left knee due to the right leg weakness. A physical ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Conservative care : Could be an injury to the soft tissue structures within the knee, possibly the meniscus. I would treat with conservative care: rest, ice, and perhaps ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Meralgia Paresthetic: This might be meralgia paresthetica especially if the numbness is also on the side of the thigh. You can ask your physician

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