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Son is a time in several sports, and is complaining of knee pain inside of knee, and it's tender below the knee cap. Rest helps but pain comes back.

Son is a time in several sports, and is complaining of knee pain inside of knee, and it's tender below the knee cap. Rest helps but pain comes back.

There are several: different possibilities. Osgood-Schlatters is inflammation at the growth plate below the knee. Chondromalacia patella is softening of the cartilage behind the kneecap. And patellofemoral syndrome is abnormal motion of the kneecap in the groove of the femur. All 3 are common causes of pain in an adolescent athelete and can be differentiated on exam. Consider a HealthTap Concierge video visit. ...Read more

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Dr. Frederick Buechel
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Knee Pain (Definition)

Knee pain is a clinical finding in which the joint (where the bones meet) of the knee is painful to move. This can occur with Injury, arthritis, crystal build up in joints, ...Read more


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Knee pain on inside of knee after 2 days long distance cycling?

Knee pain on inside of knee after 2 days long distance cycling?

Knee pain : You may have strained your knee ligaments ... You can take NSAIDs and give it some rest and expect improvement in a few days otherwise you will need an ortho visit ... ...Read more

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I woke up with knee pain on the inside of my knee. it feels very tight when I bend it. Going up and down stairs is miserable.

I woke up with knee pain on the inside of my knee. it feels very tight when I bend it. Going up and down stairs is miserable.

Joint or bursitis: Your physician will need to evaluate you to see if you have internal knee problems in the inside medial knee such as cartilage or joint pain or if it comes from bursitis on the outside of your medial knee - often anserine bursitis. Each of these conditions could mimic the pain you describe. ...Read more

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Fell getting out of shower heard knee pop, pain on inside of knee. I can do everything w pain. treatment/possible diagnosis?

Fell getting out of shower heard knee pop, pain on inside of knee. I can do everything w pain.  treatment/possible diagnosis?

Knee injury: Possible injuries include simple contusion of the knee cap, sprain or tear of cartilage or ligaments. Swelling usually accompanies the latter two injuries. At this time treatment consists of rest, elevation, cold applications for two days followed by intermittent warm applications, and,if you can take them, anti-inflammatory medications like Advil or Aleve (naproxen). See an orthopedic surgeon as needed ...Read more

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Bad knee pain?

Bad knee pain?

SEVERAL CAUSES: 'bad knee pain' could be due to new or old trauma (causing degenerative arthritis/cartilage loss, degenerating ligaments...). Also an acute gout attack can cause 'bad knee pain' and a blood test can check this possibility. Another serious cause of knee pain is acute rheumatoid arthritis which causes swelling and pain (lab tests can distinguish). Finally, a knee infection (septic joint) is a 911. ...Read more

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I have knee pain?

I have knee pain?

See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your knee pain, could be bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament issues, meniscal injury, sciatica etc. So you may want to see an orthopedic pain specialist that can tell you what is going and help you with the latest treatments or exercise therapies available. ...Read more

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Knee pain problem?

Knee pain problem?

Yeah...: I hear you..... But i need more detail to give you the right answer - how long you've had, what could have caused it, what other symptoms you might be having (swelling, redness, movement limitations, the exact pain location etc.). ...Read more

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What helps knee pain?

What helps knee pain?

Depends: There are multiple reasons for knee pain. Specialist (orthopedist, pain medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation) evaluation is necessary. ...Read more

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I have bad knee pain?

I have bad knee pain?

Activity related?: Did you injure your knee or is this a chronic problem? ...Read more

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What about the knee pain?

What about the knee pain?

Inflammation: Knee pain is a young patient is most commonly caused by inflammation from bursitis, tendonitis, or cartilage degeneration. A good physical exam and possible imaging could be used to confirm the diagnosis. Less common causes of knee pain are irritated nerve roots from the lumbar spine, infection, or tumors. ...Read more

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