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A 31-year-old male asked:

I am facing severe pain in my knees while climbing stairs.

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
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 knees evaluated.
Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
Sports Medicine 46 years experience
Rest a lot: Try MOtrim 600 mg every 12 hour if no improving go to see an Orthopaedic and a aNTI-inflammatory treatment for pain. .MRI of knee will help to find a diagnosis.

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A 26-year-old female asked:

What could be wrong both my knees are in severe pain?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Many causes: There are many causes of knee pain. In a young women chrondromalacia is a common cause. Your other symptoms also suggest that fibromyalgia may be a cause. Have the issue evaluated and then you will know. A rheumatologist would be a good place to start.
A 47-year-old member asked:

Both my knees in severe pain! recommendations for the pain?

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Dr. Gwo-Chin Lee
Orthopedic Surgery 24 years experience
First strategy: Typically, rest, activity modifications, anti-inflammatory medications form the cornerstone of conservative management of patients with knee pain. Icing for periods of 10-15 minutes, 2-3 times a day can also help. A physician can also evaluate you and offer you a cortisone injection. Finally, low impact quadriceps strengthening exercises and weight loss can help minimize knee discomfort.
Last updated Apr 24, 2015


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