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what doctor do I need to see for muscle problems around the knee

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Muscle soreness: If it is just muscle soreness, this happens when you play intermittently. So you should practice regularly to avoid this.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Noel Shamley
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Orthopaedic : Problems with knees can be related to sport or abnormal podiatric conditions.A Biokinetician might be of assistance in assisting by pointing you in th ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: Grit your teeth and to it without delay. To be brave, act brave. Until you find you, you won't have peace.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
25 years experience Podiatry
Exercise: And maybe a pair of custom made functional orthotics
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Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
20 years experience Neurology
Start with PCP: I would start with your primary care doctor for a complete history and physical examination and then can then refer to either PMR, neurology, physical ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vadim Glukh
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Orthopedic: Orthopedic physician would be the best bet.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you have: Significant pain of your teeth then seeing a dentist is recommended. Occassionally heart attack can present with pain in teeth/ jaw.
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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Longstanding : Longstanding hoarseness is a concerning warning sign, particularly if you smoke. This condition is best evaluated by an ENT physician, though you may ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Ocular irritation: Likely causes of twitching of the eyelid (eyelid myokymia )are related to ocular surface irritation, whether its from dry eyes, eyelid inflammation, a ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Seth Black
43 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
ENT: Yes, your ENT doctor is the best one to consult for any neck injury.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Steffy
13 years experience Family Medicine
It depends: Either a neurosurgeon, or an orthopedic surgeon. It varies by region for who will perform spinal surgery.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Orthopedic surgeon: You can see an orthopedic surgeon to cover both issues. If each body area requires extreme expertise then seek a sports orthopedic surgeon for knees a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Interview docs: It's OK to make an appointment with a doctor and to interview them about their methods of treatment for FMS. There are some doctors who don't 'believ ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Peter Bee
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Allodynia is pain resulting from normally non-painful stimulus. If you have pain radiating from a specific dermatomal pattern, which may be indicati ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jocelyn LaRocque
26 years experience Dermatology
I : I would recommend that you try to be seen as soon as possible for the area. Certainly, you could have a spider bite, but very often an abscess is con ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Ask him: If your pain is not well controlled, i would re-address this with him. If he is not helping, consider evaluation with a pain specialist.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
See a doctor: There are many causes of knee stiffness. Some of these include damage from prior injuries, arthritis, metabolic diseases, stress due to weight, overu ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Dr. Gary Wang answered
39 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Muscle doctor: You can see physiatrist, rehabilitation doctor, or neurologist.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
No: If you have not had an injury to the area and there is not pain, give it several days.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: We need to clarify why there is swelling. We usually have to remove the fluid to clarify what is causing the collection of the fluid. Your evaluation ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bogdan Popa
25 years experience Anesthesiology
Many causes and aids: When you say a "pinched nerve" I have to ask "where"? If you mean a nerve root coming from the spinal cord, then many things can cause the pinch such ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
A rheumatologist: A rheumatologist is the appropriate specialist to see.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Zooberg
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tendon damage: Tendon damage is best evaluated by an orthopedist.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reza Karimi
15 years experience Neurosurgery
PMD: Typically this would first be evaluated by your primary medical doctor and then a neurologist.
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