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A 17-year-old male asked:

I can hear my knees creak when moved in any direction along other issues such as pain when moving fine when resting,stiff in morning,red & hot,issues getting up from sat or lying or stairs l, clicking sounds. this has gone on for 3 5o 4 month's now?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Clicking or creaking sounds from the knees are not particularly diagnostic if there are no other significant symptoms, but your symptoms of morning stiffness,redness &hot feelings raise suspicion of rheumatoid or juvenile arthritis. I recommend consulting a rheumatologist for evaluation, appropriate testing and advice.

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