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Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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Knee pain in both knees for over a year?

Knee pain in both knees for over a year?

Have it evaluated: I will assume your question is what causes knee pain. As you give no information of specifics there are several possible causes. Have it evaluated and then you will know. ...Read more

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I get knee pain which will alternate between both knees, each day a different knee will hurt. What could be the cause of my knee pain?

I get knee pain which will alternate between both knees, each day a different knee will hurt. What could be the cause of my knee pain?

Cause of knee pain: In someone your age the common problems are patello-femoral syndrome, Osgood Schlatters and tendinitis. These are not serious conditions. Have your primary care doctor examine you. Sometimes physical therapy can help with these issues. ...Read more

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I had knee pain i got a corizone. Shot not helping now i had pain in both knees?

Uh- oh!: Get evaluated for arthritis, bursitis, tendinitis etc. Follow up with ur ortho.Take care! http://www.Webmd.Com/pain-management/knee-pain/default.Htm?Names-dropdown=nd. ...Read more

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4 year old complained of knee pain in both knees while biking. It went away quickly after he stopped biking. Anything I should be worried about?

4 year old complained of knee pain in both knees while biking. It went away quickly after he stopped biking. Anything I should be worried about?

Probably not: He may have been using some new muscles (in different ways than usually). Any new activity can sometimes cause some muscle strains. If he is walking fine and able to move around easily, just keep an eye on him. If he keeps limping for a day or so, has a fever, or seems sick, see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Knee pain for years on and off, on inner side of both knees, right next to kneecap? Causes? Only 16 years old.

Knee pain for years on and off, on inner side of both knees, right next to kneecap?  Causes? Only 16 years old.

Hard to say: There are numerous causes of knee pain with chondromalacia one of the most common at your age. See an orthopedist and have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Knee pain in both knees over 4yrs ago left knee dislocated and nothing elese was looked at what could be wring?

Knee Pain: The strong ligaments holding the knee together must tear for a dislocation to occur. This would mean your lower leg (tibia-fibula) is displaced in relation to your femur. A partial dislocation is a subluxation, which is possibly what you had. Consult an orthopedist. Risk of re-injury with associated vascular injury can have serious consequences to the health and integrity of your limb. ...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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Knee pain , both knees and legs swelling ?

Knee pain , both knees and legs swelling ?

See doctor: There are many possible reasons for knee pain and swelling. They include things like trauma, infection, overuse, and many more. A doctor can provide an evaluation and diagnosis which will guide the treatment plan. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I am experiencing knee pain and ankle pain both knees and both ankles cold makes it a lot worse ?

I am experiencing  knee pain and ankle pain both knees and both ankles cold makes it a lot worse ?

You should know if-: -there was an injury 2 so many joints, so I would lean toward an inflammatory process. You should be worked up for DJD, or rheumatoid disease or other autoimmune disease. ...Read more

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Knee pain in both knees (Cortisone didn't help), neck clicking sounds when I turn my head. Help! ?

Knee pain in both knees (Cortisone didn't help), neck clicking sounds when I turn my head.  Help!    ?

NeedMRI OrthoReferal: You have pain in both knees and you had cortisone injection without relief.You need Orthopedic Consult and MRI and may need pain pills and may need Physical Therapy depending on what the MRI shows ...Read more

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I have bilateral knee pain with edema. There is definitely some kind of fluid buildup on both knees. The swelling decreases with ice application. Asa?

I have bilateral knee pain with edema. There is definitely some kind of fluid buildup on both knees. The swelling decreases with ice application. Asa?

Not ASA: An anti-inflammatory would be ideal. Check with your doctor if your kidney function is good and can take them and at what dose. ...Read more

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I have chronic knee pain in both knees as well as stiffness; greater in the left. It sometimes is so severe that it hurts from my ankle to my pelvis.

See rheumatologist: At your age, it is unusual to have that degree of pain in so many joints. See your primary care doctor or a rheumatologist to make sure that you don't have a systemic condition. If that work up is negative, you may just have referred pain from standard knee conditions like patellofemoral syndrome. A sports med doc can take a look after the systemic work up is done. ...Read more

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