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My knee burns when I bend it

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 19 years experience
Needs evaluation: Knee pain is tricky especially if you are young and athletic. Although breaking bones can happen usually it is the soft structures like the cartilage,... Read More

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Have knee evaluated: With the history of trauma, you want to be sure there are no tears in the knee. It is best to have it evaluated, preferably by an orthopedist. An MRI ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: I have no idea what burns means. I would suggest you have the knee examined to determine the cause.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Knee pain: It would be helpful to know where your knee hurts and if you have any other symptoms. For now ice and ibuprofen. If it worsens you may need to see a ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Sports Medicine 27 years experience
Many reasons: Lateral (outer) knee pain common causes include arthritis, knee-cap problems, lateral meniscal tear, itb syndrome, bursitis, lateral ligament complex ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Injury: If the knees have been injured you should expect discomfort for seven to ten days depending upon the type of injury( sprain,contusion). Treatment cons... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ken Starnes
Dr. Ken Starnesanswered
General Practice 9 years experience
Bursitis?: The area behind the knee has lots of structures, such as various muscles, nerves, blood vessels, and fluid filled sacs called "bursa". It's possible t... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Have it evaluated: This could be arthritis, a tear or bursitis. See an orthopedist.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 18 years experience
CRPS or RDS is a: complex pain syndrome that doctors and scientists do not understand well. Sure we have treatments for it, but they are not very successful overall an... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Cerniglia
Podiatry 25 years experience
See below : Any traumatic injury to the lower limb whether blunt trauma or burn can elicit an increase in fluid retention at the levels of the ankle. Could it b... Read More

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