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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Chondromalacia patel: this sounds like chondromalacia patella which is softening of the cartilage underneath your kneecap. Best treatment for this is to do exercises that s ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jaspal Singh
14 years experience Pain Management
Need more info: Without a physical examination it is. Dry difficult to diagnos an ACL tear.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: You need to go beyond a plain x ray to an mri, especially if the symptoms are not improving. Have an orthopedist evaluate the problem.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joe Lee
Dr. Joe Lee answered
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pins and needles: It's unclear if this is occurring with pressure in the back of the knees or the hands and wrist. Pressure over those areas can cause those symptoms. I ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kim Fagan
Dr. Kim Fagan answered
33 years experience Sports Medicine
Probably not: Not unusual after a long run to feel mild discomfort behind the knee where both the hamstring /gastro (calf) tendons cross. The popliteus muscle (a d ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No it does not.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Mild Rx: If not allergic, OK to use 2 Advil every 4-6hrs or Aleve, (naproxen) 1 - tab every 8hrs, until seen and evaluated.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: There are several possible causes including bursitis, tendinitis, arthritis or tears. Have the knee evaluated if the symptoms warrant it.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Strain: From what you say, you may have strained the posterior capsule of your knee or one of the muscles or tendons in the back of the knee. But if sympto ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Likely not: Kawasaki's disease is an inflammatory disorder, and can have a number of issues, but long term arthritis is not really one of them. There can be infla ... Read More
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