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What could cause arthritis in my knee?

What could cause arthritis in my knee?

See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your knee pain, could be bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament issues, meniscal injury, sciatica etc. So you may want to see an orthopedic pain specialist that can tell you what is going and help you with the latest treatments or exercise therapies available. You may want to consider stem cell therapy as well. Regenexx.Com ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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What causes arthritis in the knee i don't think I have this b/c i didn't injured myself the pain is awful front of knee & back pain?

What causes arthritis in the knee i don't think I have this b/c i didn't injured myself the pain is awful front of knee & back pain?

Osteoarthritis: The most likely reason is ligament or cartilage damage. This leads to excessive sliding and grinding of the joint. This results in osteoarthritis which in this case is degenerative wear and tear of the knee joint. ...Read more

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What can cause arthritis in hips and knees?

What can cause arthritis in hips and knees?

Too numerous to list: Many arthritic disorders can involve the hips and knees. Osteoarthritis is the most common. ...Read more

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What are the causes of knee arthritis and cure?

What are the causes of knee arthritis and cure?

Many! No : Too many causes, from mechanical to inflammatory. Therefore there is no one cure. First and foremost: the diagnosis for your "knee" problem. Lab tests, x-rays, a thorough history and physical (these are foremost!), can help answer the best approach to treatment! hopefully, your arthritis can be corrected! ...Read more

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My Dr Gave me tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 for knee pain for arthritis cause i had knee surgery last yr. i took one & still hurting after 2 hrs. can i take another one.

My Dr Gave me tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 for knee pain for arthritis cause i had knee surgery last yr. i took one & still hurting after 2 hrs. can i take another one.

Need more informati: We need more information. You should ask your physician to consider having you see a rheumatologist. Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 is just a narcotic which you should not take long term. Finding the diagnosis is your first step. ...Read more

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Knee spasms at night from arthritis. Cause?

See Your Doctor: Best to see a primary care doctor or a rheumatologist so that they can hear your full story and so they can ask you pertinent questions and examine you. That way, they can help you figure out what is going on. There are may different possibilities that can be causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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Why would arthritis in the knee cause fluid buildup?

Why would arthritis in the knee cause fluid buildup?

Irritation : This is the bodies way of trying (unsuccessfully 0 to deal with the irritation of one kind or another in the joint. ...Read more

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My knee pops whenever i bend it. Can this cause arthritis?

My knee pops whenever i bend it. Can this cause arthritis?

Depends!: Many causes for knee popping. Some are associated with issues that can cause harm, others not. Patellar misstracking can cause "popping, " and can lead to chondromalacia of the patella!. A synvial plica can pop, but usually with pain. Your medial and lateral colateral ligaments can pop, nut unless associated with hypermobility, cause no harm! ...Read more

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Does arthritis of the knee cause sudden excruciating pain and can't bear any weight on it?

Does arthritis of the knee cause sudden excruciating pain and can't bear any weight on it?

See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your knee pain, could be bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament issues, meniscal injury, sciatica etc. So you may want to see an orthopedic pain specialist that can tell you what is going and help you with the latest treatments or exercise therapies available. You may want to consider stem cell therapy as well. Regenexx.Com ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more