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A 31-year-old member asked:

what do i do about knee joint pain that only hurts behind my knee?

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Dr. John McDonald
Orthopedic Surgery 16 years experience
Depends on the cause: Many things can present as back of the knee pain: meniscus tears, cartilage injury, hamstring tendonitis or tears, muscle strain (calf or thigh), arthritis, bone bruise, nerve injury. If the pain does not resolve with rest, nsaids/tylenol, ice, and activity modification, see your doctor.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your knee pain, could be bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament issues, meniscal injury, sciatica etc. So you may want to see an orthopedic pain specialist that can tell you what is going and help you with the latest treatments and exercise therapies available.

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I am 37 and I am starting to get knee joint pain?

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Dr. James Cunnar
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Aging: You are likely getting some age related inflammation in the joint. It could be early arthritis, mild tendinitis, cartilage degeneration, or a bone cyst. As always, if the discomfort persists or worsens, seek care. Your physician may order a simple x-ray to help determine the cause of your symptoms.
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A 31-year-old member asked:

What causes knee joint pain?

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Dr. Mike Moore
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Family Medicine 8 years experience
Many causes: Any time you have improper function or injury of a joint it can cause pain. If you have knee pain that interferes with your activity you should see a doctor. Many young teens have knee pain with exercise. This is a growth-related condition. There should be no swelling or limp and the pain is temporary. It is called osgood-schlatters. It is not serious.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What is the reason for my knee joint pain starting up 30 years after playing lots of tennis?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Let us to answer: Tennis is demanding sport on both upper and lower extremities, after playing that long period of time some degeneration in the articular cartilages of the joint sequence to excessive stress happened and that cause pain in the joint(knee and others). Good luck.
A 39-year-old member asked:

Can knee joint pain hurt behind my knee? Got a bulge there.

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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Yes: A lump in the back of the knee is usually a baker's cyst. The cyst is often a result of a torn cartilage or arthritis which allows joint fluid to escape and form a sack. It the pain persists, see a physician.
A 48-year-old member asked:

May I know about the course for the knee joint pain after arthroscope?

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Dr. Clive Segil
Orthopedic Surgery 58 years experience
Yes: Get all the answers from the md who did the arthroscopic surgery asap.

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