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Why is it that everytime I drink beer, I wake up with knee pain?

Why is it that everytime I drink beer, I wake up with knee pain?

Could be gout: High uric acid in the system from drinking alcohol can cause gout. It is most common in the big toe joint but the knee can be another area affected. ...Read more

Dr. Gregg Albers
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Alcohol Consumption (Definition)

Alcohol is available in many beverages, from beer and wine to the more potent distilled spirits, such as gin, rye, and whiskey. There appear to be at least small health benefits of small amounts of alcohol use (fewer than five drinks per week), especially of red wine Excessive alcohol use can lead to addiction and severe social and physical complications. Excess long term alcohol use is the most common cause of cirrhosis of the ...Read more


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How can I make my leg pain go away after a night of drinking alcohol?

How can I make my leg pain go away after a night of drinking alcohol?

Reason for pain?: I think the more important question is why is your leg hurting? Drinking alcohol does not cause leg pain. Did you injure it after drinking too much? You need to figure out why the leg is hurting. ...Read more

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I know I'm young and everything. But when I drink allot, usually 50-70% alcohols, my joints are very painful. Usually my knees, why?

I know I'm young and everything. But when I drink allot, usually 50-70% alcohols, my joints are very painful. Usually my knees, why?

Young Joints: I would bet that given you are still in the middle of growing that your joints are very sensitive. You may be out growing your body's ability to keep up with the bones getting longer and all the tissues the joints need for health. Drinking is very dehydrating and a depressant. Drinking regular or heavily is not good health for a number of reasons but especially when you are growing. ...Read more

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What are the disadvantages of coke? .my husband drinks alot of coke before, does it will effect after? He have knee pain and backache

What are the disadvantages of coke? .my husband drinks alot of coke before, does it will effect after? He have knee pain and backache

Coca cola has: A ton of processed sugar and caffeine. The sugar is bad for your husband's waistline which may lead to obesity and could therefore add stress to his knees and back. The caffeine can interfere with sleep and increase his overall stress levels. So coke is unhealthy for him and everyone. There may be other reasons for knee and back pain which should be investigated with your husband's physician. ...Read more

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How badly can alcohol consumption severe my knee arthritis?

How badly can alcohol consumption severe my knee arthritis?

It should not: Alcohol should not effect osteoarthritis of the knee but it can interact with anti inflammatory meds to increase the risk of medication toxicities. ...Read more

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I m 34 yrs old l developed knee pain climbing the stair. I m a faster boler in my cricket team. I played 2 hrs daily. What precaution I should take?

I m 34 yrs old l developed knee pain climbing the stair. I m a faster boler in my cricket team. I played 2 hrs daily. What precaution I should take?

Knee pain: Knee pain which gets worse on stairs is most likely due to injury to under surface of your knee cap. Pt along with Ibuprofen and glucosamine / chondroitin sulfate. If pain persist, I will recommend MRI scan. ...Read more

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I'm having severe L knee pain in the front, inner side, & back of my knee. I've had pain for a few years & haven't sustained an injury. Any ideas?

I'm having severe L knee pain in the front, inner side, & back of my knee. I've had pain for a few years & haven't sustained an injury. Any ideas?

Needs to be checked: Severe knee pain in a young person should be evaluated by an orthopedic doctor, especially if it has been several years. You could have patello-femoral syndrome, osgood-schlatter disease, osteochondritis dessicans. ...Read more

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I hve a sedentary lyf recently started yoga. Since 3-4 days developed sharp catch like l knee pain while climbng up & dwn stair. I'm f 27yr 5 feet wt70kg?

I hve a sedentary lyf recently started yoga. Since 3-4 days developed sharp catch like l knee pain while climbng up & dwn stair. I'm f 27yr 5 feet wt70kg?

Patellofemoral pain: It is usually the squatting and lunges in yoga that cause your kneecap to hurt with stairs. Try avoiding that. Also ice after yoga may help. If it doesn't get better you should see an orthopedist who will probably prescribe physical therapy. ...Read more

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Knee pain for age group 7. Why?

Knee pain for age group 7. Why?

Get it evaluated: There are many docs who feel that growing pains do not exist. Knee pain in a 7 year old requires evaluation. ...Read more

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Can no exercise cause knee pain?

Can no exercise cause knee pain?

Many causes: People can get knee pain whether they exercise regularly or not. Inflammation can set in with or without regular exercise. Cartilage can wear out from years of just normal walking. Many athletes who exercise all the time develop severe knee wear and tear, but exercise does keep the surrounding muscles strong which is a good thing. ...Read more

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What does knee pain on top mean?

What does knee pain on top mean?

See Below: Patellar tendinitis (patellar tendinopathy, also known as jumper's knee), is a relatively common cause of pain in the inferior patellar region in athletes. ...Read more

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What can you do about knee pain?

What can you do about knee pain?

Depends on Cause: This question is too broad to answer properly; would need more specifics. Location, duration, type of knee pain, aggravating factors, etc. Are vital to understanding the cause, as is physical exam. A good history & phys. Incl osteopathic hands-on exam may provide some answers. Could be neural/structural/infection, etc. Generic treatments incl. Heat/ice, surgery, manipulation, prolotherapy, meds. ...Read more

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Knee pain for several years now.

Knee pain for several years now.

Well, for 495 years?: For a 495 year old man....bad knees? That's it? Would you rent your body to me for a few hundred years???? Bad knee pain is the result of possible trauma, genetics, obesity. If you have more information and you'd like advice write me: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi or make an appointment and we'll talk by using Key Code: PDXFNR. ...Read more

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What can I do about my knee pain?

What can I do about my knee pain?

Depends on Cause: This question is too broad to answer properly; would need more specifics. Location, duration, type of knee pain, aggravating factors, etc. Are vital to understanding the cause, as is physical exam. A good history & phys. Incl osteopathic hands-on exam may provide some answers. Could be neural/structural/infection, etc. Generic treatments incl. Heat/ice, surgery, manipulation, prolotherapy, meds. ...Read more

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Inner knee pain. Cant even touch.

Inner knee pain. Cant even touch.

Maybe meniscus tear: Pain located about the joint line is possibly correlated with an injury to the meniscus which is a shock absorbing soft tissue located between the femur and the tibia that make up the knee joint. A thorough examination of the knee will determine if your meniscus is the painful culprit. Other possibilities include the medial collateral ligament, or cartilage of the femur or tibia or the actual bone ...Read more

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How do you treat chronic knee pain?

How do you treat chronic knee pain?

Physical Therapy: The most common cause of chronic knee pain is a condition called patellofemoral pain syndrome. This condition causes pain in the front of your knees. Its due to muscle weakness in the hip flexors, and quadriceps, along with a tight it band. Usually best treated with physical therapy. A home exercise program can be a good start. See this link for such a program http://nycsportsmed. Com/knee-foot-and-ankle. Html. ...Read more

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What to do about chronic knee pain?

What to do about chronic knee pain?

Knee pain: The knee can be caused by arthritis, ligament injury, tendon tears, muscle strain. ..
If your pain persists, seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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My wife (age 28) has knee pain problem?

My wife (age 28) has knee pain problem?

Vague question: You do not provide much information. A basic treatment is rest, ice and an acewrap to decrease swellinf. Tell her to elevate the leg when at rest. You can use otc nsaids (aleve (naproxen) or motrin).

If that fails see your pcp. ...Read more

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What can you do about runner's knee pain?

Many things: Many different conditions may mimic or be referred to as runners knee. Most treatments begin with a course of exercise therapy (stretching and strengthening), along with anti-inflammatories, avoiding painful activities, rest, ice, compression, elevation. However, it is important to NOT assume that because you run and have pain, it is runners knee. A physician should give you a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What tests are done to evaluate knee pain?

What tests are done to evaluate knee pain?

Complete history PE: The proper way to evaluate knee pain starts with a good history. Your doctor should listnen to your story and how you got hurt and what hurts and what makes it better or worse.

Then your doctor needs to evaluate the knee it self by looking at it, palpating it, doing some special tests.

He/she may order xrays or mri's or ct scans or bone scans depending on what the are thinking is going on. ...Read more

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What are some ways to treat bad knee pain?

What are some ways to treat bad knee pain?

Knee pain: Start with rest, ice, compression, elevation, activity modification. Consider adequate warmup, stretching and strengthening. Some pt/modalities/laser/nsaids may help. Sometimes surgical intervention is needed. ...Read more

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What can I do for level 10 pain knee pain?

Knee Pain: 10/10 knee pain needs to be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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My knee pain is causing limp what is wrong?

My knee pain is causing limp what is wrong?

See details: There are numerous causes of knee pain including arthritis, tendinitis, bursitis and tears. Have an orthopedist evaluate the knee. ...Read more

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I am 29 yrs old I have knee pain what to do?

I am 29 yrs old I have knee pain what to do?

Rest: So many causes of knee pain. Most resolve without any formal treatment plan. If it does not go get advice from your doctor. An MRI may be needed. ...Read more

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What should a teen do for chronic knee pain?

What should a teen do for chronic knee pain?

Rest, stretch, NSAID: Teens can have a variety of reasons for knee pain. Get checked by an orthopaedic surgeon for a definitive diagnosis. It can be growth related and self limiting requiring activity reduction at times and rest or anti-inflammatories. But, you much get checked to make sure its not a rare serious problem. ...Read more

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What is the most common source of knee pain?

What is the most common source of knee pain?

Injury: Knee pain is cause by injury to muscle and fascia of the thigh, and degeneration/injury to joint cartilage. Both are treatable. Finding the injury requires specialized examination skills.
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What can be the solution for knee pain at age 51?

Diagnosis: There are numerous reasons for knee pain and an evaluation is generally required. Most orthopedics exams are directed at identifying surgical problems. Patients are often surprised much of knee pain is poor control at the hip and ankle. Two YouTube videos review the concepts:
https://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=43Nh5aYwFnA
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Old and I have knee pain. When I sit idle forage?

Old and I have knee pain. When I sit idle forage?

Get evaluated: If your older and get knee pain when you sit idle for a while, this is commonly found with wear down of the cartilage of the knee which is called osteoarthritis. Getting up hurts and the first 10-20 steps are more achey, but improves with more walking. This is the common story of patients with osteoarthritis. But you must get a checkup and evaluated with an xray to ensure proper diagnosis. ...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