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Doctor insights on: Knee Monoarthritis

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What is monoarthritis?

What is monoarthritis?

1 joint inflamed: A single joint is inflamed. If severe, the first and most serious concern is a bacterial infection. Gout generally presents initially as a monoarthritis. ...Read more

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My knees.Swell why.?

My knees.Swell why.?

Inflammation: Knee swelling is an inflammatory response to some type of knee injury (fracture, ligament tear, etc.) , degenerative condition (osteoarthritis) or inflammatory condition (gout, rheumatoid arthritis, infection). The most common causes include osteoarthritis, meniscal tears and injury to the cartilage that covers the bone called chondromalacia. It is important to see a physician to uncover causes. ...Read more

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What is a locked knee?

What is a locked knee?

Unable to straighten: Inability to straighten the knee without hurting. Most likely cause is a meniscal problem; other causes include a loose body. Your orthopod would be able to diagnose and treat you for this problem. ...Read more

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Why are my knees so rough?

Why are my knees so rough?

Iregular cartilage: Rough usually means crepitation which has multiple causes, the irregularity is the end result very rarely the cause. ...Read more

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Why are my knees super hot?

Why are my knees super hot?

See a doctor: For an evaluation. An auto immune or infectious process may be the cause. ...Read more

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I have a disease of the knees?

I have a disease of the knees?

Knee problem: it is important to define weather the knee problem is acute or chronic, and weather there is any history of trauma or overuse to the knee and what symptoms are you getting the knee is a strong joint that can allow for big range of motions so different parts of the joint can be affected starting from bones, cartilage, ligaments or bursa (cushions around the joint. Pain also is important finding ...Read more

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My knee keeps dislocating help!

My knee keeps dislocating help!

You mean patella?: It is unlikely your knee is dislocating, as that is a devastating trauma and an emergency. You may be dislocating your kneecap (patella). When this happens the patella displaces laterally. This injury initially requires enough force to tear ligaments but after that may happen from even minor maneuvers. An orthopedist can re-anchor the patella surgically. ...Read more

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My knees feel hot,what is this?

My knees feel hot,what is this?

It could be arthriti: This could be arthritis. It depends on whether there is swelling in the joint whether there is inflammation the joint was The kneewarm for another reason. You can see your physician and decide whether you need to see a rheumatologist to clarify the warmth ...Read more

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My knee is locked. What do I do?

My knee is locked. What do I do?

Locked knee: Usually comes from a torn meniscus, or a loose body. Will likely need a scope. See your orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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How to alleviate pain on my knee?

How to alleviate pain on my knee?

A host of ways: There are lots of ways. Warm compresses help. Pain in the morning often goes away with activity. Pain medicines such as paracetamol and non-steroidals such as Advil (ibuprofen) can help. If logic and simple measures don't work, then you will need to see your physician to examine and evaluate the knee problem ...Read more