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My knee hurts badly! What can I do to alleviate the pain?

My knee hurts badly! What can I do to alleviate the pain?

Knee pain: If you are having a lot of pain the first right thing to do is seek the help of a medical professional - in this case an orthopedist. As we don't know your medical history here, advising meds can be a bad idea as there could be interactions or allergies. ...Read more

Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
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Knee Pain (Definition)

The knee joint is the joint between three bone of the lower leg: the proximal tibia, the distal femur, and the patella. There are multiple causes of knee pain including degenerative, ...Read more


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What do you suggest if my knee hurts badly! Help please.?

What do you suggest if my knee hurts badly! Help please.?

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. ...Read more

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I'm only 24 and my knees hurt badly standing up for 2 hours or sitting on a chair for 4 hours long. What should I do?

I'm only 24 and my knees hurt badly standing up for 2 hours or sitting on a chair for 4 hours long. What should I do?

Exercise: On the surface, what you are describing maybe as simple as patellofemoral syndrome. Females are much more commonly affected due to the geometry of the pelvis and how it affects the tracking of the knee cap when you move. I would ofcourse see a physician to be sure, but start with exercise. ...Read more

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The outward skin on my leg by the knee hurts badly when touched or with any pressure but not any other time my elbow did this for one day then went?

The outward skin on my leg by the knee hurts badly when touched or with any pressure but not any other time my elbow did this for one day then went?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Why does my knee hurt so badly after surgery?

Why does my knee hurt so badly after surgery?

Postoperative pain: Knee pain and swelling is a normal process after knee surgery in the immediate days following. The severity does depend on what type of surgery you had. For example: recovery from a total knee arthroplasty takes months for swelling to slowly resolve. Pain typically should improve within 1-2 weeks. New onset of pain months out would be worrisome and should be evaluated by your surgeon or local ER. ...Read more

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I started walking daily and now my knees hurt very badly, haven't walked in 4 days to relieve knee pain and they hurt just as bad or worse. Why would my knees be hurting like this just from starting a daily walk?

I started walking daily and now my knees hurt very badly, haven't walked in 4 days to relieve knee pain and they hurt just as bad or worse. Why would my knees be hurting like this just from starting a daily walk?

Varies: There are a variety of reasons for a person to have knee pain with walking and an exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause, so I would not hesitate to be seen. Arthritis and internal derangement of the knee would be uncommon in a 37 year old without injury. TFL syndrome is most common cause, which is a tendonitis of a tendon on outside of thigh that inserts on outside of knee ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if I barely ran today and my knees hurt really badly?

Should I be concerned if I barely ran today and my knees hurt really badly?

Many possibilities: Knee pain can be due to many things such as gout, trauma, infection, inflammation of the bursa, or due to tendon, cartilage, or bone abnormalities. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Why do my knees hurt so badly? I am always in pain. Am I missing something in my diet?

Why do my knees hurt so badly? I am always in pain. Am I missing something in my diet?

No: You are missing a professional examination and xray interpretation. Please make an appointment to be seen and use OTC anti inflammatory medication like Advil or Aleve, (naproxen) if not allergic to these medications. BioFreeze Lotion is also quite helpful until seen and evaluated. ...Read more

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What are some possible reasons that my knees hurt so badly when I run?

Knee pain: Running is a great way to burn calories, but can be hard on your joints...Especially your knees. "runner's knee" is a common inflammatory issue related to patella femoral pain syndrome that will cause pain in front. On the outside of the knee, it band syndrome is an inflammatory issue often related to running. Injuries to cartilage can occur as well. See your doctor for further info. ...Read more

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I started walking daily and now my knees hurt very badly! Why do my knees hurt now?

I started walking daily and now my knees hurt very badly! Why do my knees hurt now?

Varies: There are a variety of reasons for a person to have knee pain with walking and an exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause, so I would not hesitate to be seen. Arthritis and internal derangement of the knee would be uncommon in a 37 year old without injury. TFL syndrome is most common cause, which is a tendonitis of a tendon on outside of thigh that inserts on outside of knee ...Read more

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My knee hurts really badly. Do I need an mri?

My knee hurts really badly. Do I need an mri?

Ortho eval first: Mri's are over utilized. See an ortho doc first for an eval and xrays if needed. He/she will decide if an MRI is needed. ...Read more

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I worked a six-hour shift today and now my knees hurt so badly it hurts to walk and they continue to throb after laying down, should I go to the docs?

I worked a six-hour shift today and now my knees hurt so badly it hurts to walk and they continue to throb after laying down, should I go to the docs?

NEED FOR CUSHION!: Most shoes aren't always what is bad, usually it's the crummy insoles they come with! There are many possible reasons that you may have painful feet, but try cushioning arch supports like spenco polysorb cross-trainers (http://www. Spenco. Com/products/footcare/poly-sorb). If these don't help, see a podiatrist.... Also try an otc anti-inflammatory, like aleve (naproxen). ...Read more

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My left knee is hurting badly?

My left knee is hurting badly?

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, tendon or ligamentous tear, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormalities. ...Read more

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I have met with a accident a year ago in which my knee got hurt very badly, it hurts when I run more or play hard, how can I rehab my knee.

I have met with a accident a year ago in which my knee got hurt very badly, it hurts when I run more or play hard, how can I rehab my knee.

Knee injury: It is unclear whether you needed surgery for the knee at the time of injury. Kinesiotape could provide massage/ support during activity. Knee issues may be caused by quadricep weakness, consider leg lifts to strengthen. Wear appropriate arch and heel support. Oral tumeric (in food), fish oil, coconut oil for inflammation. Follow up with orthopediatics. Physical med/ PT ...Read more

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My knee is hurting very badly. It throbs and the pain shoots up and down my entire leg. What's the problem? I do shotput plus im knocked kneed

My knee is hurting very badly. It throbs and the pain shoots up and down my entire leg. What's the problem? I do shotput plus im knocked kneed

Let me explain: Since you have knocked knees you are have tendency to some problems in the knees more than others, so go and see an orthopedic surgeon to find out if that the problem, he could advice what to do. ...Read more

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What to do for knees and thighs hurting badly but won't respond to ibuprofen?

What to do for knees and thighs hurting badly but won't respond to ibuprofen?

I have no idea: There are numerous causes. See a rheumatologist or orthopedist and have the issue evaluated. ...Read more

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I banged my knee hard on a door 2 years ago. Lately, whenever I stand for a period of time or have it bent, the same knee starts to hurt very badly.?

Knee pain: There could be some internal derangement of knee structures like cartilage or ligaments even if there is no swelling. Since you're experiencing so much discomfort, I recommend that you consult an orthopedic specialist for diagnosis and treatment.. ...Read more

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Red lumps on back of tongue, vomiting knee pain hip pain, dizziness, burning lungs headache chest then throat began to burn and hurt badly?

Red lumps on back of tongue, vomiting knee pain hip pain, dizziness, burning lungs headache chest then throat began to burn and hurt badly?

Flu maybe?: All of your symptoms could be due to a number of things. Most likely a viral infection. Could be flu but if symptoms don't improve or worsen over the next day see a doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why does my knee hurt?

It depends.: It could be a simple tendinitis, or, something more troublesome, like arthritis. Meniscal tears are very common, as well. You need to see an orthopedic knee specialist, who can pinpoint the source of your pain. ...Read more

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How come the back of my knee hurt?

See details: There are several causes for pain in the back of knee. See a doctor and have the issue evaluated. An orthopedist would be a good choice. ...Read more

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Why does my knee hurt so bad when it is cold?

Why does my knee hurt so bad when it is cold?

Try moving: While indoors where it is warm before going outside.

http://www. Webmd. Com/pain-management/features/weather_and_pain? Page=3. ...Read more

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