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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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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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