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are aching knees after exercise the a sign of arthritis in a young and healthy person?

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Dr. Angus Worthing
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not: Aching after exercise can be a sign of many other problems like patellofemoral syndrome, chondromalacia patella, jumper's knee, bursitis and simple sprains/strains. Arthritis or degeneration of the actual knee joint would be less likely. A doctor can examine the knee to help find out.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
Dr. David Tobin
37 years experience Podiatry
No: More likely poor technique, wrong shoes or flat feet.
Answered on Sep 7, 2013

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