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I Am 37 And I Am Starting To Get Knee Joint Pain
Knee pain: Depending on the location of your pain & evaluation by your doc proper diagnosis can be made. At 37 and lack of an acute injury points to the following possible common problems: 1) front pain with stairs or squatiing: early patello-femoral arthritis , 2) pain on either sides: tendinitis or meniscus tears , 3) back of the knee: bakers cyst, 4) pain all over: arthritis/inflammation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Early: large quantities of herbal/nutritional antiinflammatories. Msm/glucosamine help to rebuild cartilage i find the injectable and sublingual forms superior to the pills. Prescriptions drugs are a danger to liver, kidneys, heart and stomach and should be considered short term. Advanced problems may require surgery and knee replacement to eliminate the problem. Don't forget physical therapy. ...Read more
I have really bad hip and back of my knee joint pain, i get it after everytime i work out, it's lasted 3 days now, and i can barely walk, what is it?
Varies : It depends on wether or not you had an injury. With an in injury it could many things, from a knee sprain to a cartilage or ligament tear. Without an injury, it could be an infection, gout, or any number of rheumatoid like problems. Either way it sounds like you need a work up for knee pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many causes: Any time you have improper function or injury of a joint it can cause pain. If you have knee pain that interferes with your activity you should see a doctor. Many young teens have knee pain with exercise. This is a growth-related condition. There should be no swelling or limp and the pain is temporary. It is called osgood-schlatters. It is not serious. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hmmm?: Depends why your knee pains you in the first place; initially i would not recommend any strenuous activity/exercise...Just rest it; maybe an ice pack. If you continue to suffer try a mild dose of Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen). If you are still without relief then please get to your doctor for a more detailed examination...Better to get the approrpiate diagnosis and correct treatment than trial and error. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
RICE protocol: In order to understand the cause, it would be important to know how this started? Injury? Has this happened before? Swelling? Redness? Where is the pain? Generic treatment includes RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation). May try topical ointments, oral NSAIDs if able, and/or bracing. The most likely cause would be osteoarthritis, however, if there was an injury could have a ligament injury. ...Read more
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