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My job is a taxi driver. Lately I feel pain in my both knees and specially the left side knee. I have trouble going down the stairs. What do u recomme?

My job is a taxi driver. Lately I feel pain in my both knees and specially the left side knee. I have trouble going down the stairs. What do u recomme?

Knee pain: When you exit taxi, lift feet and rotate on tush to swing both feet out at same time; do not twist knees to turn towards door. A smooth, satin-like pillow may facilitate this maneuver. Use this technique all the time; your knees will thank you since you're not torquing their ligaments. ...Read more

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My rt knee started hurting 3mos ago. No injury. Xray showed nothing. Now both knees hurt severely and I it is excruciating to go up/down stairs or?

My rt knee started hurting 3mos ago. No injury. Xray showed nothing. Now both knees hurt severely and I it is excruciating to go up/down stairs or?

Inflammatory?: Sounds like this might be an inflammatory arthritis. Would need a lot more history to be able to figure this out. Sounds like some lab testing and re examination / review of history night be in order. ...Read more

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I have been having pain in both knees and left leg for a few months. It's gotten much worse. I climb stairs to my apartment everyday. Heaviness?

I have been having pain in both knees and left leg for a few months. It's gotten much worse. I climb stairs to my apartment everyday. Heaviness?

Need a lot more info: To offer a hopefully helpful answer. Possibilities: Cellulitis suspicious for CVDs & Diabetes Mellitus, osteoarthritis (glucosamine+chondroitin can help over months) &/or rheumatoid arthritis obesity + how you use your body can powerfully aggravate. A methodical caring physical therapist highly experienced in Robin McKenzie methods could likely help. Seek out assistance worthy of your trust. ...Read more

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Both knees started paining 6 months back. Pains badly climbing stairs, sitting down, bending. Took xray ortho told the space btw bones is narrow. No med?

Both knees started paining 6 months back. Pains badly climbing stairs, sitting down, bending. Took xray ortho told the space btw bones is narrow. No med?

"Narrowness": Of the knee joints usually indicate osteoarthritis cartilage LOSS. There is treatment, steroid injections, Visco supplementation by injection and finally total or partial knee replacement.
You need to discuss these options with your Orthopedist!
Hope this is helpful\
Dr Z ...Read more

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My knees has a cricking sounds when I'm going up the stairs. I see my doctor and she told me it will just go, but now both knees are cricking.?

My knees has a cricking sounds when I'm going up the stairs. I see my doctor and she told me it will just go, but now both knees are cricking.?

Creaking tendons: Most of the time the sounds are coming from tendons that are sliding over edges of bone. If you are growing this should get better as your tendons tighten up. I would not worry about it. See your dr. If there is pain. ...Read more

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Experiencing pain in both knees. Climbing stairs, sitting, very sharp while squatting. Weather changing and after working out gets worse. Help please.

Anterior knee pain: You have classic symptoms of anterior (front) of the knee pain, AKA, patellofemoral syndrome. Common in young, active females. Not serious and usually not a surgical problem, but can be slow to improve. Recommend initial eval by orthopedic surgeon, trial of physical therapy, bracing, anti-inflammatory, and activity modification. ...Read more

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Two weeks ago I fell on sidewalk hard, scraping up both knees. Yesterday, I kneeled down on left knee, creating large top bump & swelling by nite?

Two weeks ago I fell on sidewalk hard, scraping up both knees. Yesterday, I kneeled down on left knee, creating large top bump & swelling by nite?

Contusion: Did the scraps heal. The swelling in you knee may be a contusion. You can apply ice for the first 24 hours. If infection or fracture is a concern see a doctor. ...Read more

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Hurts to put pressure on right knee. Excruciating pain when being twisted, stepping down, leaning to that side. Tore cartilage years ago both knees. Help?

Meniscus: Appears my friend that you may have another meniscus tear. Or it be arthritis setting in. See an orthopaedic doctor for help. Till then NSAIDS, ice and rest. ...Read more

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Pain behind both knees when laying down, worse on the right side.....goes away when I get up and walk?

Pain behind both knees when laying down, worse on the right side.....goes away when I get up and walk?

Posterior knee pain: I believe you might have Arthritis as the pain in Arthritis gets worse after long period of inactivity with cold and also activity, the other reasons for the pain in back of the knee are: Baker cyst: inflammation of Popliteal Bursa,
injury to the knee cartilage, injury to the muscle of the back of thigh (hamstring muscles). Please see your provider for a good knee exam or possible Xray. ...Read more

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Hey hope you are well!! I have burning sensation behind both knees. A bruis on the side of my right one. In certain positions I get a stabbing pain from my calf to my upper leg. I work all day sitting down and already went to E R to make sure it was

Orthopaedics eval: 31 year old gentleman with bilateral burning posterior knee pain, radiating pain from thigh to calf. You need a physical exam and evaluation from a specialist in orthopaedic surgery. Your physical exam will include a straight leg raising test to evaluate radiculopathy, pain along a spinal nerve from your spine which can radiate to the lower extremities. Imaging tests and other maneuvers will help. ...Read more

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I have pain in my both knees. When I used to sit down and stand up I feel pain and clicking sounds. Let me know the solution plz?

Get diagnosis: First you need to be properly diagnosed as the treatment/solution you seek will be dependent on the underlying condition causing your knee pains. Good luck. ...Read more

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Knee pain in both knees over 4yrs ago left knee dislocated and nothing elese was looked at what could be wring?

Knee Pain: The strong ligaments holding the knee together must tear for a dislocation to occur. This would mean your lower leg (tibia-fibula) is displaced in relation to your femur. A partial dislocation is a subluxation, which is possibly what you had. Consult an orthopedist. Risk of re-injury with associated vascular injury can have serious consequences to the health and integrity of your limb. ...Read more

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My shoulders left wrist both knees lower back hurt so bad sometimes I can't get out of bed or from sitting position what's wrong?

Many possibilities: It is unclear form your problem whether the problem is directly in the joints or if the joint pain reflects another process. It is important to know if other symptoms like joint swelling are present what other features affect the joints and what other medical problems and medications you are taking. For instance, these could be symptoms of true arthritis or musculoskeletal pain associated with sta. ...Read more

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I woke up with bruising on inner side of both knees...no pain or discomfort?

I woke up with bruising on inner side of both knees...no pain or discomfort?

Bruise: A bruise or contusion will resolve by itself over about a week. It will turn colors like black, blue, green, yellow and fade away. It usually starts by some type of trauma to the body. Can you remember any overuse of the legs, body or knees. Should be better in a week and resolved. If not see a doctor for check up. ...Read more

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I'm having pains in my thighs and knees and left arm, sometimes in both knees or both thighs and also neck but not all the time help! Please!

I'm having pains in my thighs and knees and left arm, sometimes in both knees or both thighs and also neck but not all the time help! Please!

You need medical che: When you have wide spread pains like you described, you need a medical check up by your doctor to make sure you do not have a serious illness. This will require a physical examination and some simple blood tests which can give us a better idea about your health. It may all be due to inactive lifestyle. You need to exercise daily which is all you may need provided your medical check up was normal. ...Read more

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I suddenly got a tightening on the inner sides of both knees. Th was no injury. I was standing. My knees now tight and somewhat sore. Please advise.

Knee strain: To really get a good idea about what may be going on a physical exam of the knees and other leg joints is required. While you are waiting to be able to see your physician you can use ice packs for 20 minutes several times per day, NSAIDs for pain and consider light stretching. After you've seen your doc getting some physical therapy may prove most beneficial. Good luck ...Read more

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I have pain in both knees, the pain is stronger in left knee than the right knee, the pain ony presents itself when I walk or exercise, any suggestion?

I have pain in both knees, the pain is stronger in left knee than the right knee, the pain ony presents itself when I walk or exercise, any suggestion?

Exercise: May be cartilage kneecap damage, muscle weakness. Any swelling? Any noises when you exercise? Get and orthopaedics consult. May need x-rays, rehab program, elastic knee support, moist heat applications. ...Read more