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Stiff aching knees/am aged 61?

Stiff aching knees/am aged 61?

Osteoarthritis: Your description sounds like osteoarthritis. You can try over the counter meds for relief but if no improvement, go see your regular doctor. ...Read more

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What is the solution to aching knee for the physical active?

What is the solution to aching knee for the physical active?

Depends: It depends on the cause of the knee pain. If it is pain associated with arthritis, we often have to evaluate what type of exercise you are doing and make adjustments. If pain is from internal derangement such as a meniscus tear, it might need to be addressed surgically. If pain is overuse in nature, resting, icing, compression will be effective. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some home remedies for my aching knee and plantar faciitis?

Can you tell me some home remedies for my aching knee and plantar faciitis?

See below: Ice/heat, rest, more supportive shoes and orthotics. Stretching exercises may also help. ...Read more

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Injured knees, knees/aches burns, thighs burns/aches. Knees feel cold and tingly?

Injured knees, knees/aches burns, thighs burns/aches. Knees feel cold and tingly?

Injury: If the knees have been injured you should expect discomfort for seven to ten days depending upon the type of injury( sprain,contusion). Treatment consists of rest and taking anti-inflammatory medications like Advil or Aleve (naproxen). Persistent or worsening discomfort or swelling call for evaluation by a physician or orthopedic surgeon as problems like cartilage or ligament injury may have occurred. ...Read more

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Why is it at night time I have horrible aching knee pain that wakes me up but i don't get it during the day? Its in both knees.

Why is it at night time I have horrible aching knee pain that wakes me up but i don't get it during the day? Its in both knees.

Knee pain at night: Causes may be multifactorial: vascular, radicular from the lower back, autoimmune, inflammatory, referral from the hips, electrolyte imbalance. Have a thorough check up ! ...Read more

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I've had intermittent aching knee pain since i was a child. Now21. No injuries. Worse at night. Sometimes lower back/knee pain. What could this be?

I've had intermittent aching knee pain since i was a child. Now21. No injuries. Worse at night. Sometimes lower back/knee pain. What could this be?

Evaluate : There is little information in your question as for a diagnosis or a suspicion of a diagnosis . You need to see a rheumatologist and you need to be examined , a 20 years old pain it is not usual as for problems usually get better or get worse. ...Read more

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What causes my face to have a burning sensation and aching knees and aching neck?

What causes my face to have a burning sensation and aching knees and aching neck?

Uncertain : When your physician evaluates you he or she will use the symptoms to look got neurological or vascular causes. You'll need a full check up, metabolic evaluation as well as a neurologic evaluation and rheumatologic examination. ...Read more

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What can be causing aching knees, ankles, elbows and wrists & itching?

What can be causing aching knees, ankles, elbows and wrists & itching?

Joint pain/itch: Many causes. Consider arthritis, rheumatoid, or connective tissue disease. The itching may be related to sensory nerve irritation from joint swelling, or it my be something separate. ...Read more