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I have a displaced meniscus and a lot of knee pain worse when sitting?

I have a displaced meniscus and a lot of knee pain worse when sitting?

Meniscus: See your orthopedic surgeon for partial meniscectomy/repair if you have mechanical symptoms of locking or painful clicking. ...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 much worse sitting or in bed at night--behind the knee?

Knee pain much worse sitting or in bed at night--behind the knee?

Likely tendonitis: Pain that is worse at rest and at night may be tendonitis. The hamstring tendons attach behind the knee and if inflamed may be the cause of your pain. Stretching and anti-inflammatories are a good place to start. ...Read more

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For about a year now I have had a lot of knee pain made worse by having my legs bent, especially sitting. It sometimes wakes me up. What could it be?

Chondromalacia: There are several causes for knee pain. It sounds as if it could be chondromalacia in your case. See an orthopedist in any event. Chondromalacia can improve significantly with proper exercises and the occasional use of anti-inflammatory meds. ...Read more

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Right hip & knee pain worse with walk. Pain gets worse when I straighten my leg even when sitting. Walking is painful& I limp My hip is very tense?

Right hip & knee pain worse with walk. Pain gets worse when I straighten my leg even when sitting. Walking is painful& I limp
My hip is very tense?

Your joint: pains could be a sign of inflammatory joint disease. Please consult an internist or video-consult the Healthtap doctor on call. If you have not had xrays of these joints, please request them from you primary doctor. When did you have your knee surgery? ...Read more

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Getting constant hip/knee pain, made worse by standing/sitting for extended periods. Swollen knees. Stiff jaw on a morning. Don't know why?

Getting constant hip/knee pain, made worse by standing/sitting for extended periods. Swollen knees. Stiff jaw on a morning. Don't know why?

Orthopedic Consult: Good day; If I had such difficulties with my knees/hips post surgery, I would consult with a Prof. of Orthopedics at teaching hospital for a second opinion. DDS could understand stress of situation which could exacerbate TMJ symptoms. ...Read more

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Why is knee pain worse when laying down?

Tendinitis: It could be some kind of tendonitis...Is there any specific position it hurts in? Like maybe only when you lay down and the leg is fully straight (without a bend in the knee). ...Read more

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Severe knee pain when sitting down and getting up since becoming sedentary. Should I add height to chair bottom?

Severe knee pain when sitting down and getting up since becoming sedentary. Should I add height to chair bottom?

You knees - gelling: We call this gelling when you sit a while and your joints get stiff like gello after setting. This can be related to knee joint arthritis, or knee bursitis or tendonitis. We do have lift chairs to help people awith knee and hip pain get out of a chair and adding height can help. Getting off the toilet can be a problem and there are raised toilet seats but you need an evaluation, x-rays. ...Read more

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Knee pain from sitting/standing at work. Nothing vigorous or no bending or twisting. Possibilities?? Suggestions?? Thanks

Knee pain from sitting/standing at work. Nothing vigorous or no bending or twisting. Possibilities?? Suggestions?? Thanks

Arthritis, get eval: At 76 yo, unless there is diabetes, the most common problem is degenerative joint disease, arthritis. See an orthopedist for X rays and manual examination. Injections, physical therapy, topical and oral options can offer significant relief. Get going! ...Read more

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