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Can Thyroid Problems Make Your Knees Hurt
I am having problems with my knees hurt and ache. Any suggestion in what i can do to alleviate or did the discomfort?
You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more
I'm only 16 and my knees hurt if I keep them still more than if I'm moving them. It kind of feels like they're rusty. This problem comes and goes. ?
If knees hurt when I jog, should I give up jogging? (I went to ortho surgeon 8y ago when problem began; he felt the knees and said no need to stop)
Could be many things: depending on how much pain is limiting your ability to function, you may need another evaluation from a physiatrist or a pain physician. X ray will pick up fracture and may be arthritis MRI will pick up soft tissue and ligament problems at this time, i would use NSAIDs and ice/cold compress and Physical therapy. In regards to exercising, I would recommend swimming as to avoid further stress ...Read more
Check and see: If you have flatfeet, this is a common complaint amongst flatfeet foot types. ...Read more
Cause? Joints (fingers, shoulders, hip, knees) hurt for year+. Light headed, dizziness, losing hair are other problems. ANA negative. WBC 4.7 RBC 3.86
RA: RA often has negative tests. Your age puts you in the danger zone. Careful x-rays of your SI joints & hands may help. Your response to NSAIDs should be positive but not a cure. Look for bumps on the leg and sides of the fingers You are a bit anemic so check the reason for that. That may give us a hint. Iritis is often associated. RA has many cousins like lupus, , psoriatic and other arthritides. ...Read more
Have thyroid disorder, I am over wight suffering from knee pain did gym for 3months.Its been 6months stopped gym. Still my knee pain. Suggest remedy
Knee overweight thyr: If you are over weight and have thyroid disorder get it treated. Try to loose weight with watching diet and exercise.Check with your dr for a good check up. Knee joint carries body weight. Loosing weight will help. See your dr or orthopedic dr for knee , there are several innovations in knee diseases. ...Read more
My knees hurt all the time but worse at night! no injury and been going on about a year what would make it worse at night?
Consider: Sleeping with a pillow in between your knees if you sleep on your side. And if you sleep on you back, below your knees. Sometimes it is our position. Please make sure you walk with shoes with good arch support, or your knees will eventually be closer together when you walk and hurt on the inside from too much pressure. Good luck! visit local orthopedic doctor for more specific help. ...Read more
Several possibles: The can be several possible causes. See an orthopedist to find out what is causing your problem. ...Read more
When i do squats my knees hurt a lot. So much that I can't hold that position for even 5 seconds. My knees make a clicking sound when I sit down.Help!
Patellofemoral pain: Try VMO strengthening with short arc quad exercises and minimize depth of squats ...Read more
My knees hurt recently when i run, ( I'm in track,) they don't hurt a lot but they sometimes make my legs feel heavy ?
Overuse: What you described could be due to overuse. Depending on your age, your bone status may be a factor to consider is well. Chronic pounding from running track could overtime cause what you described. You may have actually bruised the bones. You should get a structural analysis of your spine. If you are a teenager, there are a few other bone issues to consider. ...Read more
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