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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Joint irritation: Swelling of the knee is common with several different knee problems. When there is an effusion immediately after a knee injury, a possible cause is se ... Read More

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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Hard to say: A meniscal tear will not heal, but a cortisone shot may help decrease the swelling sometime it takes a week or so to have the swelling go down real ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: You can potentially have a meniscus tear with popping and not swelling, although it is certainly not the only cause of knee popping. A detailed exam ... Read More
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Dr. James Shapiro
37 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Yes: A meniscus tear is the most likely cause of the symptoms you describe. The meniscus is probably moving from its normal position to another position w ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Could be: Could be but could be a lot of things including teninopathy, arthritis or cartilage damage, synovitis and inflammation or sole overuse.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Ross-adams
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sprain or meniscus: It could be either. it is important to have an examination by a qualified doctor to help determine what it is. You may need an MRI if it doesn't impro ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Swelling is the result on inflammation usually secondary to arthritis and less frequently to a tear. A meniscal cyst is just what the term describes.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Meniscus pathology: The fact that your knee is popping and you have been in pain for two years certainly speaks for a meniscus problem. Sedan orthopod for evaluation and ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Baldwin
15 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Could be : There is a condition known as discoid meniscus in which the meniscus is misshapen an MRI could help diagnose. Most knee pain responds to exercise ther ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Popowitz
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not ideal: Braces do not provide protection at physiologic loads. It might help with walking, but not at heavy loads such as rugby. I recommend you hold off unti ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain& swelling notok: If it is painful and swollen then something is not rigth and to cont to play on it is less than a good idea you should re discuss with your surgeon ... Read More
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