A 58-year-old male asked:
i, m having severe shooting pains in my knee, what could it be. i have a bad rt knee for over a year. now i, m have very bad attacks in my left knee. ?
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Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Osteoarthritis: Chronic pain in the knee is most commonly from osteoarthritis. This is "wear and tear" arthritis, from worn surfaces in the knee.
Most commonly, this can be treated with anti-inflammatory medications, local measures such as ice. Consideration can be given to injections such as cortisone as well.
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