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I had a knee on knee collision and my knee pains to walk up the stairs or extend fully?

I had a knee on knee collision and my knee pains to walk up the stairs or extend fully?

Internal Derangement: I urge you to seek UC evaluation as this may be a patella fracture or an internal derangement inside the knee joint mechanically restricting the normal hinge motion of the joint. Most commonly a meniscus or ACL tear or both! Are you a soccer player or collision sport athlete? A traumatic knee effusion can restrict ROM and be a sign of avulsion fracture. Rest, ice, compression, elevation...now! ...Read more

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What should about my knee. I had to knee to knee collision. Now my knee has bruise on it.?

What should about my knee. I had to knee to knee collision. Now my knee has bruise on it.?

Ice and ice more: After having a knee to knee collision, you can have some delayed bruising. Ice it at least a few times a day for 15min for a few days. It will help and the bruise will resolve on its own. ...Read more

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What can be done about severe knee contusion?

What can be done about severe knee contusion?

See below: Rest and stretching when the swelling goes down. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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How do I tell if I have a knee contusion or something worse?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Can somebody give me advice knee contusion pain help please?

Can somebody give me advice knee contusion pain help please?

Ice.: Ice the knee for 20 minutes at a time, 3-4 times per day. Take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication as well. Hopefully that will ease your pain. If you don't get better in a week, then see a sports medicine knee specialist to see if there may be structural damage. ...Read more

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I've been on crutches for 15 weeks because of a knee contusion, is it safe for me to be hopping around?

I've been on crutches for 15 weeks because of a knee contusion, is it safe for me to be hopping around?

Confusing: It's not likely that you would need crutches for more than 1 week for a simple contusion. See your orthopedist to re-evaluate the situation. ...Read more

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Is it common to get arthritis from a knee contusion?

Is it common to get arthritis from a knee contusion?

No: Depends on the degree of trauma but most knee contusions, which are typically bruises of the knee cap do not cause long term arthritic problems. In medicine can never say 100% but not common. ...Read more

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Is it possible to develop arthritis from a knee contusion?

Is it possible to develop arthritis from a knee contusion?

Yes: But it isn't very common. Most contusions heal without too much difficulty. ...Read more

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I recently fell and have a knee contusion--can I still exercise on the treadmill?

I recently fell and have a knee contusion--can I still exercise on the treadmill?

Knee contusion: It depends. If you have painless full range of motion, it should be ok. If the damage is more severe, it should be checked first. ...Read more

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How long can it take to recover from an ACL sprain and intense knee contusion?

How long can it take to recover from an ACL sprain and intense knee contusion?

ACL/contusion: Acl sprains are a continuum. Minimal sprains may heal in a few weeks, more extensive ones may need reconstruction. A knee contusion should heal in a few weeks. ...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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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?

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 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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What could cause my "creaking knees"?

What could cause my "creaking knees"?

Osteoarthritis: Osteoarthritis of the knees is the loss of the articular cartilage of the knee which is the cartilage that caps the ends of the bones. This is often described as creeking knees. ...Read more

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My knees always hurt and im only 14? Why is this?

My knees always hurt and im only 14? Why is this?

Knees always hurt: It is not normal to have constant pain in your knees. There are several possibilities as to the cause. Discuss with your parents about seeing a doctor for a check up as to why you are having the pain. ...Read more

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How to whiten knees?

How to whiten knees?

How to whiten knees: How to whiten knees.

Please rephrase the question.

I have no clue what you are asking

Keep well ...Read more

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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 stiff?

Why are my knees stiff?

Many possibles: There are several possible issues including arthritis, tendinitis and chondromalacia. See an orthopedist if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Inner pain in my knees?

Inner pain in my knees?

Needs hx. And physi: See you doctor for an appropriate history and physical exam. There are many, many causes. ...Read more

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My knees are killing me why?

Many possibilities: You should seek out a physician especially if the symptoms persist or are associated with other symptoms such as fever. Have you done excessive or unusual activity recently which may have precipitated the pain? ...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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What causes heat in your knees?

What causes heat in your knees?

Likely Inflammation: There could be many reasons for 'heat' in the knee. Inection 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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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 correct my knocked knees?

How to correct my knocked knees?

Knee alignment: Knocked knees can be a normal variant inherited from parents. Exercises and Physical therapy can help to build muscle and improve knee alignment ...Read more