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sudden onset of knee pain

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Dr. James McClurg
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
You : You may have a retear or other problem to the knee. Since you are able to reproduce pain with the same motion the problem is likely mechanical in natu ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Meniscal tears: There are several types of meniscal tears (see pic). Some meniscal tears occur w/ acute injury & some as degenerative changes (over time). Common symp ... Read More
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A 81-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Benjamin
43 years experience Podiatry
Knee pain.: You might possibly have ligament damage. You should see your physician and possibly have an M all I taken to confirm if there is indeed a soft tissue ... Read More
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See PCP: This could be many different things. None of them life threatening, but none the less you should be seen by your PCP and likely referred to an orthop ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricia Hopkins
40 years experience Rheumatology
Could be soft tissue: the knee pain with sudden onset can be little cartilage pieces that break loose.. however if the pain is outside the joint, tendon strain, knee cap su ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Sudarsky
23 years experience Family Medicine
Joint pain: If your pains don't resolve, consult a rheumatologist. If you have recently had a tic bite, go to an infectious disease doctor. Antibiotics like lev ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Ilio Tibial band : Syndrome. There are specific stretches you can do to treat this.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: The physical activity may have caused some bursitis and rest should relieve the symptoms. You may take acetaminophen for pain. For good health - Have ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yeah...: I hear you..... But i need more detail to give you the right answer - how long you've had, what could have caused it, what other symptoms you might be ... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Choquette
34 years experience Pain Management
OTCs and exercise: Tough question. The knee is complicated. You can have torn cartilage, ligament issues, arthritic changes, degenerative disease, just to mention a few ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kolisek
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Activity related?: Did you injure your knee or is this a chronic problem?
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