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A 35-year-old member asked:

Could it be alright to have a leg amputated to get rid of frequent knee pain?

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Dr. Brian Chimenti
Sports Medicine 27 years experience
WOW: Amputation would be a drastic treatment for knee pain and is usually reserved for severe infection or circulation deficiency. There are many other treatments that are far more popular for knee pain...Depending on the underlying cause.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Yes, possible option: Depending on the underlying cause of the pain, amputation is an option.

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A 31-year-old member asked:

How can I get rid of my constant sharp knee pain?

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Dr. Brian Le
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Pain Management 17 years experience
Knee pain: The knee can be caused by arthritis, ligament injury, tendon tears, muscle strain ... The treatment of knee pain depends on the cause of knee pain. Please see your doctor for a comprehensive evaluation and treatment.
A 46-year-old member asked:

I was just wondering how can I get rid of my knee pain?

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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Many causes: Many possibilities. Often related to knee instability. Have knee medial-lateral stability checked. Then ? Rheumatologist or orthopedic surgeon.

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