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my knee pops when I am climbing stairs

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keri Mcfarlane
21 years experience Family Medicine
Knee pain: It sounds as if you may have something wrong with your meniscus or cartilage in your knee. Did you have an injury to your knee. I suggest you see yo ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
No pain=no problem: As long as you do not have accompanying pain or limited mobility, popping or cracking of joints should be of no concern. The tissues in joint may have ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Knee pain: Could be many things including infection from STD (GC) or just strained. I would go to a walk in clinic for evaluation or your reg Dr.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Me too: Welcome to middle age. Try some Ibuprofen and a strengthening program.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: There are several causes of knee pain but pain basically with stair is consistent with an issue involving the kneecap. See an orthopedist and have the ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Patella femoral : If your pain is in front/under your knee cap, then most likely patella femoral pain syndrome/chondromalacia patella. Best managed with exercise to str ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
See your doctor ASAP: Whenever someone is 24 and gradually loses the ability to walk normally, it needs evaluation. You should see your doctor or a neurologist ASAP. Good l ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: Cartilage, meniscus, soft tissue, arthritis...
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grutter
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Patellofemoral pain: Pain in the front of the knee when climbing stairs, first standing, or sitting for prolonged periods is generally from problems under the knee cap. T ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Perlman
57 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
RICE: Hard to be sure without knowing where it hurts and examining you. In general a brief trial of Rest Immobilization Compression and Elevation may help. ... Read More
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