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I have a burning feeling on my knee just from pushing a chair with my knee or sliding my knee on my bed. I'm 19, play soccer and lift weights.

I have a burning feeling on my knee just from pushing a chair with my knee or sliding my knee on my bed. I'm 19, play soccer and lift weights.

See Dr.: You may have sprained a ligament or tendon in your knee, or have some inflammatory reaction going on. You seem to be very active with sports and weight lifting, so I would see a dr. For a clinical exam and get a diagnosis you so you can be treated effectively. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best knee brace for pfs for softball? It needs to be able to stand sliding and lots of running and squating. Should I wear on both knees?

What is the best knee brace for pfs for softball? It needs to be able to stand sliding and lots of running and squating. Should I wear on both knees?

Patellofemoral pain: The best brace is no brace. Making sure that your hip abductors and vastus medialis are strong. Also, making sure that your patellar mobilization is good by stretching the lateral retinaculum is paramount. In the short term consider mcconnell or kinesio-taping. Bracing will serve no great purpose if you haven't done the above first. ...Read more

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I was put in a knee immobilizer for a month due to a dislocated patella. The brace keeps sliding down and does not support my knee can I ask for cast?

I was put in a knee immobilizer for a month due to a dislocated patella. The brace keeps sliding down and does not support my knee can I ask for cast?

You can but you may not like it.: When we do a cast for a knee injury it is a straight leg cast. This means that you can't bend your knee at all and you have to hobble around on crutches. Perhaps you can work on fitting that knee brace a little better. ...Read more

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Looking for free or sliding scale doctors know where any are? I have panic attacks and I have pains in my chest, knees, back and other places as well as hard ball like things under the skin in my arms. I go to the emergency room but all they do is give me

Looking for free or sliding scale doctors know where any are? I have panic attacks and I have pains in my chest, knees, back and other places as well as hard ball like things under the skin in my arms. I go to the emergency room but all they do is give me

(Un)fortunately, : (un)fortunately, you're not alone. Many americans are struggling in this economy. Dr. Fowler has listed a number of options in georgia. For others who are in a similar situation but don't live in georgia, many low cost, if not free, options are available to you with a bit of online searching. We're either volunteers or supported by grants, both government & non-government. Pharmaceutical companies have stepped up to the plate if you can jump through their paper hoops. Or check out all the $4 monthly options for generic medications. Good luck! ...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?

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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How to lose knee fat?

How to lose knee fat?

Can't: You have only two options: 1. Lose body weight all over-cannot "spot" reduce. 2. If you increase the size of muscles around the knee, you will be more taut or tight and look better. Plus the exercise will help loosing weight. ...Read more

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What is runner's knee?

What is runner's knee?

Many causes: A runner's knee is essentially pain in the knee but it can involve different structures like the problems with the bones (patella), tendons around the knee (IT band) or problems inside the joint itself. Depending on the severity of the pain, the presence or swelling, the treatment would be different. ...Read more

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What is a locked knee?

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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I having pain in my knees.?

See a doctor: You need a more thorough history to be taken, and exam to be done, and maybe some xrays. ...Read more

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What is wrong with me knee?

What is wrong with me knee?

Knee Problems: The knee is a complex joint with many potential pain generators (meniscus, ligaments, cartilage, etc.) that may become damaged or inflamed.

A good history and physical exam by an experienced clinician can help identify the pain generator(s) and advise you on a treatment plan. ...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 knees hurt?what can I do?

Check stability: Instability is the most common cause, but evaluation for arthritis and for ligament and meniscus damage is important. ...Read more

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How can I cure knock knees?

How can I cure knock knees?

Genu valgum: Genu valgum is the medical term for knock knees. If it's bothering you, check out http://emedicine. Medscape. Com/article/1259772-overview to get a sense of your options. If non-surgical options aren't enough, get evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why is my knee scrape green?

Why is my knee scrape green?

Inflammation/bacteri: Healing process can involve bacterial infection secreting pyocyanin from pseudamonas bacteria. I would wash it with soap and hydrogen peroxide. May need antibiotic and or consultation for cleaning the wound. ...Read more

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What is done for knock knees?

What is done for knock knees?

Usually nothing: However, it depends on severity. Severe knock knees can lead to early arthritis due to overload of one side of the joint. It may be treated in these cases with an osteotomy I realign the bones in a more favorable position. Often this is done gradually with external fixation to avoid nerve injury. ...Read more

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Any benefit from knock knees?

Any benefit from knock knees?

Unfortunately not: Normal knee alignment spreads the forces of weightbearing evenly across both sides of the knee. Unfortunately, knock knees (aka valgus knees) and bowlegged knees (aka varus knees) overloads the lateral side (outside) and the medial side (inside), respectively. This overload can cause early wear of the cartilage as well as causing dysfunction of the patellofemoral joint (kneecap). ...Read more