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Cause Of Knee Buckling
Can thickening of the MCL or scar tissue cause instability of the knee to include buckling, stiffness, locking, and catching?
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I assume you mean--: -fluid in the joint space. T is a reaction 2 some process in the knee. Rheumatoid, ligament tears, carriages being injures, mal alignment, injuries. Injury, gout Infection. ?.yada yada yada.the list goes on only a history, images & a hands on eval by Ur orthopedic surgeon can narrow this down 2 the actual cause. ...Read more
Does displacement meniscus cause painful clicking , grinding and clicking of the knee joint mostly medial? Can a tear happen in the back of the knee?
Nolt likely: By cartilage degeneration, I am assume you mean meniscus degeneration. This is not list as an adverse event. Also on nlm search there were no articles that reported any meniscus problem associated with Accutane use. Joint pain and musculoskeletal symptoms are not uncommon. If you mean arthritis, it has been reported as an associated adverse event and is mentioned in the package insert. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many options: There are many treatments for arthritis of the knee including physical therapy, tylenol (acetaminophen) and nsaid's , (advil or alleve) cortisone and viscosupplementation(gel shots) as well as low impact exercise. For severe arthritis where all else has failed a joint replacement may be indicated. An orthopedist can review your x-rays exam and complaints and make the appropriate recommendations. ...Read more
No: Knee clicking or "crepitus" can be caused by a torn cartilage, ganglion cyst, patella chondromalacia, synovitis, swelling (also known as an "effusionn"), or knee laxity. Some normal knees click. Clicking is a nonspecific finding that can be associated with both normal and abnormal knees. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many!: Many things can present as knee pain: meniscus tears, cartilage injury, muscle strain (calf or thigh), arthritis, bone bruise, infection, nerve injury, ligament injury, fracture, hip arthritis and problems (especially in children). If the pain does not resolve with rest, nsaids/tylenol, ice, and activity modification, see your doctor. ...Read more
Could knees popping out of joint, post bilateral partial knee replacements for grade 4 patella chondromalacia in feb, cause a torn meniscus?
Baker's cyst: Localized swelling behind the knee is typically a baker's cyst or popliteal cyst. These cysts can arise if there is fluid within the knee joint. To treat the baker's cyst, you need to identify the cause of the fluid in the knee first. An unusual cause of swelling behind the knee is a popliteal aneurysm - a potentially worrisome problem. Consult with an orthopaedic surgeon to start. ...Read more
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