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sitting cross legged knee pain

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Stop doing it.: Don't sit cross legged.
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Knee pain: From postion and tourque can mean a meniscal tear or an arthritic bone surface at the joint line, true dont do it is correct but if the pain progresse ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Inside or outside: If inside can be torn meniscus, arthritis, synovitis. If outside can be ligament or it band or meniscus.
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Arthritis: You may have arthritis, or a tear of the meniscus which has allowed a cyst to form behind the knee. Would recommend an evaluation.
Dr. Greg Hicken
Specializes in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Likely tendonitis: Pain that is worse at rest and at night may be tendonitis. The hamstring tendons attach behind the knee and if inflamed may be the cause of your pain. ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Pushkarewicz
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Getting out of a low chair can be stressful on the knees and a higher seat should make it less stressful. Another simple way to lessen knee pain aft ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Arthritis, get eval: At 76 yo, unless there is diabetes, the most common problem is degenerative joint disease, arthritis. See an orthopedist for X rays and manual examin ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
A few thoughts: You have to consider what is behind the knee. There are blood vessels, tendons, muscles, knee joint. You have to consider each of these. When you are ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Osteoarthritis: Osteoarthritis is the most common cause but tendinitis, bursitis or tears are possible.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Blake Miller
12 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee pain: Sounds like patellofemoral (PF) syndrome. I'd see a physician to rule out if you have a potential meniscus tear or any other internal derangement, but ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not sure: If u like to exercise and have no underlying knee problems; give it a try. Start slowly both w/ your pace, intensity and length of workout and gradual ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
U must've injured-: -Ur self, it could B a cartilage tear or ACL, if not injury go 2 ER. Also a good place 2 go if not able 2 C Ur orthopedic surgeon.

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