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Knee Killing Least
Severe knee pain: Of unknown etiology? If NSAID's are not helping, have you had this medically assessed? ...Read more
There is not: Enough info to provide you with specific recommendations. However, if pain is severe, would recommend evaluation by your primary care provider or an orthopod. ...Read more
I'm worried because my knee has been killing me for at least a week what should I do, what do you suggest?
Get knee evaluated: I suggest that you see your own doctor or an orthopedist and have the knee evaluated. ...Read more
Possibly: Gout is an acute arthritis that causes intense inflammation and pain. You need to see a rheumatologist. The only way the diagnosis can be confirmed is to take fluid from the knee and for the presence of urate crystals in it. The longer your knee has hurt, the less likely it is to be gout. ...Read more
My hips have been killing for me awhile and I have shooting pains that go from my hips to my knees?
Lots: At your age it could be "growing pains". Without a injury it is unlikely that you have any bone problems. I would talk to you parents about it and see you doctor for an exam. ...Read more
I'm in so much pain my knee is killing me I think I have tendonitis I have all the symptoms should I go c a doctor?
YES!: What are you waiting for. A knee infection causes terrible pain and can lead to devastating functional loss. Get checked immediately. ...Read more
My r knee is killing me the pain is in the knee cap the pain goes from my knee to my r foot what causes this I had this pain b 4 then it went away?
Consult an: Orthopedist don't wait to let the problem worsen. ...Read more
I woke up this morning with pain in my thumbs. I got out of bed and my knees were killing me. Now my shoulders and ankles ache. I don't know what's up?
Joint pain: You are describing joint pain and it could come from multiple causes or be primarily a joint disease. If your symptoms continue, be seen. All the best to find the explanation. ...Read more
For the past week or so my left knee has been killing me. I can't bend, kneel or lean on it. I have iced, used OTC meds, and put a brace on it. Help!
I am a teacher with RA. .. standing all day teaching is killing me what should I do. .. is there and stretches or ways to eas and make my knees strong?
See details: You will not find the answer on the internet. Speak with your own rheumatologist who can actually examine you and determine what needs to be done. ...Read more
What's wrong with me? I've got a lump near my belly button, with pressure it hurts! And my knees are killing me, slowly getting worse.
I started running again, just had a baby, and my knees are killing me. Sould I change how I run or take a joint supplement or what? Thank you.
Knee pain after baby: For now I would do other aerobic exercise to take the stress off of your knees. Give your body time to get over having the baby. Continue your prenatal vitamins and be sure you have good fitting shoes for your active exercise. If your knees continue to cause pain then see your doctor for an examination. ...Read more
O my knee is killing me I haven't injured it or anything can't do nothing laying down hurts walking sitting knee cap back of knee pain pressure lock?
I fell down some stairs landed on my knees and hands now my ankle hurts a little, but back is killing me?
See a doctor: With severe pain after an injury you need to be examined. ...Read more
My knee is killing me hurts to walk or bend down swollen warm feeling in the knee going down leg doesn't last long but it comes& goes what's the cause?
Knee is killing me had meniscus surgery one yr ago now with my knee back of caf is in terrible pain it burns sharp pain what can it be?
I play basketball and track. Ever since a few days ago the insides of my knees and joints have been killing me. What could I use I've tried massaging my knee
Hello.: Hello. One of the most important things to do, is to ensure that you are stretching adequately both before and after basketball and track. An ounce of prevention really is worth a pound of cure! If you are playing basket ball, that can really cause a lot of pounding on your knees. You might want to talk to your coach about weight lifting to strengthen the ligaments that support the knee. Non steroidal anti inflammatory medications (like motrin) can be very helpful (as long as not allergic). If you are doing lots & lots of these kind of sports you might need to take a few days off to allow your joints to heal. Although many people recommend icing the joint, if you use moist heat, it can help to remove some of the pain chemicals from the area. Hopefully, some of these things will be beneficial. Seeing a doctor is a possibility if this really become problematic take care. ...Read more
I switched from custom orthotics to powerstep today due to continued arch pain Dr says strained plantar fasia but now my knee & ankle are killing me?
Break-in period: When switching or when using orthotics for the first time the body needs an adjustment period. Ideally you will use the new orthotics for one hour the first day, 2 hours the 2nd day and you should increase the length of time using the orthotics by an hour each day. Your body should be use to the new orthotics in about a week. That said, why switch from custom molded to over the counter? ...Read more
12.16 partial hamstring tear is it normal to still have a lot of pain My knee and thigh are killing me my calf starting to cramp Ortho Dr on vac to1.6?
Hamstring injury: Length of time one takes to recover depends on the severity of the injury, Rest, Ice, Partial weight bear with crutches. Consistent use of NSAIDs. For 3-4 weeks is the norm. MRI testing and physical therapy can also be useful, to assess severity of injury and assist with the healing process. (Pt for 6-8 weeks). It may take 6-12 weeks to return to return to full running and jumping. ...Read more
My knee is killing me I have no injury hurts in front of knee cap & behind my knee tightness swollen hurts to walk or do anything what causes this?
My ankle, knee and hip on the right side of my body is killing. I also have a stye in my right eye. Any answers?
Hip pain: You probably pulled some muscles or twisted you leg funny while playing a sport or walking around. At your age this is most likely. Take some Tylenol (acetaminophen) for the pain and ice the areas. For the state use a warm compress to try and make it drain spontaneously. 20 mins every hour of a warm washcloth. You can heat a wet washcloth in the microwave or a pot. Try not to burn yourself if it gets too hot ...Read more
Knee pain: You may be on your feet all day or you have poor fitting shoes or you may have arthritic changes at your age. See your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Knee lateral release done a month ago, I am a cheerleader. When can I go back to at least stunting, and what risks do I have still being this early?
Knee strengthening: I recommend that you check which she'll physician. Most patients will car at least 6 or 9 weeks before returning to normal activity. In the meantime, I usually recommend that my patients do intense quadriceps strengthening to help stabilize the knee joint. ...Read more
See below: Yes and longer. Depending on the severity of the injury, complete healing could take months. See you doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
Can a chiropractor readjusting my back cause pain to shift to my knees? Its been four days and they both hurt with exertion of the least effort.
I'm a 32/F. 2 weeks ago I hurt my knee while playing indoor soccer. I pivoted and it popped at least once. LOUDLY! Everyone on the field heard it. It swelled and has been frequently slipping out of place. It feels like it "catches" on something and pops a
Leg weakness upon standing. Must wait at least a minute before walking. Inside of left knee and outside of rt knee most painful.
Needs to be checked: We don't know your age and your life style like going to gym, playing sports, running, jogging in the past. Any history of injury and if you are or have been taking any medications. I suggest you consult your doctor to find out the cause of your knee pains and leg weakness so that it can be appropriately treated ...Read more