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Doctor insights on: Knee Conditions In Children

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Children knee and leg pain?

Children knee and leg pain?

ARTHALGIA: If pe is negative, then it can only be growing pains. Needs a complete checkup with peds to say he is ok. ...Read more

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Is it transient synovitis a common cause of knee and foot pain one week after a cold in children?

Is it transient synovitis a common cause of knee and foot pain one week after a cold in children?

Synovitis: Yes, it is but you should have your child examined to be sure it is in fact synovitis and not a more serious infection ...Read more

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Some children have small spike like projection in the back of the elbow anb just beneath knee what is it? What is the treatment

Some children have small spike like projection in the back of the elbow anb just beneath knee what is it? What is the treatment

Exostosis: You are probably referring to exostosis which are benign outgrowths of bone. There is usually no treatment, but just observing if they interfere with movement or causing pain then surgey is performedby an orthopedist. ...Read more

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35 yrs old 4 children and have bad knee pain with nerve pain running down both legs especially when sitting down or in bed more pain when I go gym?

35 yrs old 4 children and have bad knee pain with nerve pain running down both legs especially when sitting down or in bed more pain when I go gym?

Good Examination: Not sure if your pregnancy history has a role in your current pain? There are some pregnancy related back problems. You have symptoms of discogenic pain and sciatica. At this point I would recommend a good history and examination to better diagnosis your problem. Therapy would be a good first step. However, not all therapy is the same; it is very dependent on the diagnosis and examination. ...Read more

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I'm s mother to 4 young children I have very aching legs and sore knees I'm 33 yrsold I am a little low in vit d what can I do to improve the pain?

I'm s mother to 4 young children I have very aching legs and sore knees I'm 33 yrsold I am a little low in vit d what can I do to improve the pain?

Aches: Aches can have many reason. First: you need to drink 60-80 oz of water per day. You also need to eat healthier with focusing on 5 servings of fruits and vegetables per day, with drinking 2 cups of milk per day. You need 15 minutes of sun exposure to get enough vitamin D. Take supplements of vitamin D 400 units per day. Excercise 1 hour per day. Try to sleep well minimum 8 hours per day. ...Read more

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I'm a mother of 4 children I had my last baby 3 months ago till now I feel so tired and weak in the knees and my legs ache towards the afternoon?

I'm a mother of 4 children I had my last baby 3 months ago till now I feel so tired and weak in the knees and my legs ache towards the afternoon?

4 children: Congratulations on all of your babies. The days are long and the work is hard. But there's no greater accomplishment in life than raising our kids. On the surface, it looks like you're just plain exhausted. So try to carve out just a little time for yourself everyday. And let your doctor know how you feel so the appropriate medical evaluation can be performed. We need our moms to be healthy. ...Read more

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Which medical conditions cause severe leg/knee pain?

Which medical conditions cause severe leg/knee pain?

Different causes: The first challenge is to identify why your knee is painful. Common causes include arthritis, tears of the meniscal cartilage, chondromalacia of the patella, or loose bodies within the knee joint. See your doctor or get an orthopaedic surgeon to evaluate and get help with treatment. ...Read more

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Why are skin conditions found usually on the knees and elbows?

Why are skin conditions found usually on the knees and elbows?

Koebner: Some skin diseases, psoriasis being a good example, follow trauma- hence the distribution to elbows, knees, hands, feet. This is called the koebner phenomenon. ...Read more

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What conditions can cause bone lesion of the knee. I'm 70 lbs over weight. Dr found lesion in knee in xray.

What conditions can cause bone lesion of the knee. I'm 70 lbs over weight. Dr found lesion in knee in xray.

One common condition: Is Pseudo gout. But there numerous other conditions that cause a bone lesion in the knee. Please follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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On left knee- inner, fatty part- I have several large bean size moveable, tender lumps. Conditions that could cause this? Cancer? Begnin cysts?

On left knee- inner, fatty part- I have several large bean size moveable, tender lumps. Conditions that could cause this? Cancer? Begnin cysts?

Yes, all of the abov: Asking same question daily would not help you and also wastes physician time. A visit to a doctor's office is the only solution to your concerns, so go see one please! ...Read more

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I am 22.had ACL reconst. 7yrs ago&ORIF-IM nailing of tibia 2months ago. Now in recovery. Do this conditions may cz arthritis or other knee/muscle prob?

I am 22.had ACL reconst. 7yrs ago&ORIF-IM nailing of tibia 2months ago. Now in recovery. Do this conditions may cz arthritis or other knee/muscle prob?

Varies: There is an arthritis that can be from an injury or injuries and is known as post traumatic arthritis. It can occur as a result of fractures or ligament injuries about the knee, but does not always. It usually will declare itself one way or another at some point. Thank you. ...Read more

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Experiencing weaker knees?

Experiencing weaker knees?

Strengthen: Many conditions can lead to weakness, from nerve problems to muscle weakness, etc. Be examined by a doctor and may need strengthening and physical therapy. Might need diagnostic tests if the weakness is significant. ...Read more

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How do you lock your knees?

How do you lock your knees?

Full extension: Knees are traditionally in a locked position when they are fully extended. ...Read more

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What means if my knees are hot?

What means if my knees are hot?

See orthopedist: There could be many reasons for 'heat' in the knee. Injury, infection and inflammation are common reasons for heat. Both traumatic and non-traumatic causes such as sprains, strains, bursitis, tendinitis, early arthritis/wear/tear, ligament injury, meniscus tear, rheumatologic diseases can cause inflammation and 'heat'. See an orthopedic surgeon for clarity in diagnosis. ...Read more

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How can I keep my knees healthy?

How can I keep my knees healthy?

Exercise: Weight bearing exercise such as walking, cycling or swimming and weight loss are the best methods of keeping joints health. ...Read more

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How to lighten extreme dark knees?

How to lighten extreme dark knees?

Citrus fruits: You can use orange or lemon peels. It's acidity promotes exfoliation of skin. Whitening creams such as hydroquinone, kojic acid and arbutin can be used. See your dcotor for prescriptions. ...Read more

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What causes your knees to give out?

What causes your knees to give out?

Several conditions: Knees can give out for various reasons, from ligament tears, to nerve problems, to pain-related issues. Be examined by a dr, especially if you had an injury or pain with the buckling/giving out. ...Read more

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Is daily thread mill bad for knees?

Is daily thread mill bad for knees?

Not really: Low impact exercises are typically recommended for patients with knee problems. Treadmills are typically higher impact than a stationary bike or elliptical machine. Nowadays, most treadmills are well cushioned and may lessen impact, but if the work out does not bother you, then it should be ok to exercise in this fashion. ...Read more

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Could there be acid build up in knees?

Could there be acid build up in knees?

Goutmonosodium urate: There are different types of acid. The most common we associate knee pain and arthritis is gouty arthritis. Gout is related to a build up of uric acid in the body with increased uric acid storage and the deposition in the joints of sodium urate crystals (crystal related to uric acid). Uric acid crystals can be seen in the urine, but in the joint it is monosodium urate crystals. ...Read more

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What should I do about my knees hurting?

What should I do about my knees hurting?

Go to Sports Med Doc: Knee pain can be caused by a variety of problems including osteoarthritis. Given that you are having bilateral knee pain, sounds like it is time to get an appropriate diagnosis so that hopefully we can help you in some preventative medicine, instead of allowing your problem to worsen. ...Read more

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Is there a way to make my knees stronger?

Is there a way to make my knees stronger?

Many exercises: Some exercises that can be done at home (so long as they do not hurt) includes wall slides (back against the wall, slide down, but not past 90 degrees, hold position, feel the quads contract) and the strengthening part of these exercises: http://orthoinfo. Aaos. Org/pdfs/rehab_knee_6.Pdf however, if you have knee pain, should be examined by a dr first and consider physical therapy. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have "locked knees"?

Meniscal tear: A common cause of a locked knee is a displaced torn meniscus which is the shock absorber cartilage between e ends of the bones. ...Read more

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I skidded and burnt my knees, how do I stop the pain?

Have someone kiss it: Just kidding. That pain can be annoying, but should go away quickly. Over the counter ointment can help. ...Read more

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My knees bothering me. How do I figure out what it is?

My knees bothering me. How do I figure out what it is?

Location and symptom: Depending on the location and the symptoms you are having, you can figure out what might be wrong with your knee. Pain in the front of the knee typically points to problems with the knee cap, while pain on either the inside or outside of the knee can be caused by arthritis or meniscal tears. If the knee catches, locks or gives way, consult a physician. ...Read more

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What are some ways to keep your knees at 100% function?

What are some ways to keep your knees at 100% function?

Many ways: Generally, stretching/flexibility and strengthening (including quads and hamstrings), keep mobile, exercise without overdoing it. Some exercises to consider: http://orthoinfo. Aaos. Org/pdfs/rehab_knee_6.Pdf (but depends on if you have pain/knee problems, in which case should be examined by a dr first). ...Read more