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4yrs ago dislocated knee sitting in a chair and x-rays done to search for break, none now both knees hurt all the time feel like gunna lock?

4yrs ago dislocated knee sitting in a chair and x-rays done to search for break, none now both knees hurt all the time feel like gunna lock?

Knee locking: The x-ray would not reveal a soft tissue injury, like a meniscus tear, but an MRI of the knee can. A meniscus tear may explain why your knee is locking. The tear can worsen as menisci have poor blood supply centrally. It may undergo degeneration, develop arthritic changes and cause more mechanical problems like giving way due to joint instability and add stress or injury to your other knee. ...Read more

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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
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Knee Pain (Definition)

The knee joint is the joint between three bone of the lower leg: the proximal tibia, the distal femur, and the patella. There are multiple causes of knee pain including degenerative, ...Read more


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My rt knee started hurting 3mos ago. No injury. Xray showed nothing. Now both knees hurt severely and I it is excruciating to go up/down stairs or?

My rt knee started hurting 3mos ago. No injury. Xray showed nothing. Now both knees hurt severely and I it is excruciating to go up/down stairs or?

Inflammatory?: Sounds like this might be an inflammatory arthritis. Would need a lot more history to be able to figure this out. Sounds like some lab testing and re examination / review of history night be in order. ...Read more

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5 y/o been bruising easy and says both knees hurt she also has dark rings under her eyes what could be wrong snd what should I do?

5 y/o been bruising easy and says both knees hurt she also has dark rings under her eyes what could be wrong snd what should I do?

Varies: There are so many possibilities, some of which are quite simple and others more serious. I would encourage you to take the child to be thoroughly checked. Thank you. ...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?

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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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 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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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 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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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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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