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Have sharp pain in my knee and hip and my knee throbs. My knee gives out on my somethimes to?

Have sharp pain in my knee and hip and my knee throbs. My knee gives out on my somethimes to?

Have it evaluated: There are several possible causes for knee. If the knee truly buckles, it could be a tear. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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I fell on my knee and hit right under my knee. Pain below my knee when i stand but can walk on it?

I fell on my knee and hit right under my knee. Pain below my knee when i stand but can walk on it?

Acute trauma: To the knee with common symptoms: focal tenderness, effusion, inability to bear weight. Most soft tissue injuries, including internal derangements of the knee, although potentially disabling, do not usually need emergency treatment. Rec. See your pcp for evaluation, imaging (ct/mri) and treatment. ...Read more

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Inside knee pain on my right leg.

Inside knee pain on my right leg.

C an ortho: At ur age u could mave some arthritis in the knee, or a meniscal tear. B cn by an ortho surg & with x-rays & exam u should have ur answer. ...Read more

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I fell hitting my knee now my leg is swollen and painful?

I fell  hitting my knee  now my leg  is swollen  and  painful?

Rest, ice, elevate: Rest, ice, and elevation are helpful. If you are having severe pain, severe bruising, can't bear weight, or have a history of breaking bones easily, you should consider getting x-rays to make sure you didn't break your leg. ...Read more

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Have pain in my knees when I knee down and sit on my knees?

Have pain in my knees when I knee down and sit on my knees?

Knee Pain: Knee pain on squatting , knealing or climbing stairs is commonly due to problem in the patellofemoral joint. The above activities lead to 3-7 fold increase in the pressure at this joint. The knee becomes painful during these activities if there is damage to the articular cartillage ( chondromalacia ) this should be further investigated for proper treatment. ...Read more

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Why has my leg swollen after spraining my ankle?

Why has my leg swollen after spraining my ankle?

Get an x-ray: Twisting ones’ ankle can lead to a sprained ankle. Often times, this may result in ligament or tendon injuries which may lead to ankle swelling, pain, and possibly instability. An x-ray of the foot and ankle will be able to assist in differentiating a sprain form a fracture. ...Read more

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My pain started in my right groin now hurts my whole leg knee hurts bad, dr. Said it was my hip.

My pain started  in my right groin now hurts my whole leg knee hurts bad, dr. Said it was my hip.

It does sound : Like classic hip pain. Have you had an x-ray to id the problem? Arthritis? Fracture? The good news is that hip replacement, if indicated, can bring dramatic pain relief-even including post-op pain. (just be sure to do your physical therapy 'religiously') but start with some tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen & talk to your doc to see what she/he thinks should be done to get you feeling better. Take care. ...Read more

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My right knee has suddenly locked. I have osteoarthritis. Will taking my vicadin help unlock my knee?

My right knee has suddenly locked. I have osteoarthritis.  Will taking my vicadin help unlock my knee?

Nop: Are we talking about Vicodin. No note really . Vicodin is a strong medication for pain that should not be used for this kind of problems . The problem should be mechanical and needs to be evaluated by the orthopedic surgeon ...Read more

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My left knee is hurting badly?

My left knee  is hurting badly?

Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many different things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: trauma (fracture, tendon or ligamentous tear, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormalities. ...Read more

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I overextended my knee, had arthroscopy, how can I improve my knee strength?

I overextended my knee, had arthroscopy, how can I improve my knee strength?

Quads/Hamstring: You need to start working on quad/hamstring strengthening. There are many exercises to do this which you can do in the physical therapy, gym or even at home. You can look these up online. ...Read more

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"i have knee pain after i bend my knee." ?

"i have knee pain after i bend my knee."
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Varies: Multiple potential causes including pain from chondromalacia under the knee cap to things like a knee effusion. I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What should about my knee. I had to knee to knee collision. Now my knee has bruise on it. ?

What should about my knee. I had to knee to knee collision. Now my knee has bruise on it. ?

Ice and ice more: After having a knee to knee collision, you can have some delayed bruising. Ice it at least a few times a day for 15min for a few days. It will help and the bruise will resolve on its own. ...Read more

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I have swelling in my right ankle, right knee, right hip, and right wrist. There is pain in my wrist, elbow and hip. My knee is just stiff.

I have swelling in my right ankle, right knee, right hip, and right wrist. There is pain in my wrist, elbow and hip. My knee is just stiff.

Swelling: If this came on spontaneously without injury it would be considered a polyarthropathy. That can be a viral process or it can be associated with a rheumatic condition. ...Read more

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My knee keeps dislocating help!

My knee keeps dislocating help!

You mean patella?: It is unlikely your knee is dislocating, as that is a devastating trauma and an emergency. You may be dislocating your kneecap (patella). When this happens the patella displaces laterally. This injury initially requires enough force to tear ligaments but after that may happen from even minor maneuvers. An orthopedist can re-anchor the patella surgically. ...Read more

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My left knee has pain when i walk?

My left knee has pain when i walk?

Check out this link: Take care and god bless u ! http://www.Webmd.Com/pain-management/knee-pain/. ...Read more

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Whenever I run my knee starts to hurt. It's my right leg and it hurts kind of under my knee cap a little on the LEFT side of my knee on my RIGHT knee.

Whenever I run my knee starts to hurt. It's my right leg and it hurts kind of under my knee cap a little on the LEFT side of my knee on my RIGHT knee.

Orthopedic surgeon: This may be due to muscle, tendon or cartilage problem. If you want to continue a running program, see an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation and advice so you won't cause any permanent damage. ...Read more

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Why is my knee cap and around my knee warm, red and swollen?

Why is my knee cap and around my knee warm, red and swollen?

Possible infection: Concerning for infection: possibly of the prepatellar bursa. Hallmarks for infection are: hot, red, swollen, painful. If it isnt getting better would go in to be seen. ...Read more

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I have pains in the sides of my knees?

I have pains in the sides of my knees?

Long list: Pain can also be referred from back or hip. Common inside knee pain could be due arthritis, medial meniscus tear, strain of the ligament (mcl), inflammation of hamstring tendons, bursitis, plica, or knee cap region wear/tendonitis. Pain outside may be due to arthritis, lateral meniscus tear, strain of ligament (lcl), itband syndrome, popliteus tendinitis, knee cap region wear or tendonitis. ...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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My knees are killing me why?

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?

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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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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Why do my knees feel so warm?

Why do my knees feel so warm?

See orthopedist: There could be many reasons for 'heat' in the knee. Injury, infection and inflammation are common reasons for heat. Both traumatic and non-traumatic causes such as sprains, strains, bursitis, tendinitis, early arthritis/wear/tear, ligament injury, meniscus tear, rheumatologic diseases can cause inflammation and 'heat'. See an orthopedic surgeon for clarity in diagnosis. ...Read more

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My knee keeps dislocating help!

You mean patella?: It is unlikely your knee is dislocating, as that is a devastating trauma and an emergency. You may be dislocating your kneecap (patella). When this happens the patella displaces laterally. This injury initially requires enough force to tear ligaments but after that may happen from even minor maneuvers. An orthopedist can re-anchor the patella surgically. ...Read more

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My knee is locked. What do I do?

My knee is locked. What do I do?

Locked knee: Usually comes from a torn meniscus, or a loose body. Will likely need a scope. See your orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Can I hurt my knees doing zumba?

Depends: With any exercise, there is a risk of injury if you overdo it or if you ramp up fast or are deconditioned to start with, especially if any weak muscles, tight tendons, or malalignment issues. Proper form and biomechanics are important. If you do have pain, see your dr who can assess if it is because of a movement during zumba or other biomechanical issue. ...Read more

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How long should I rest my knees?

How long should I rest my knees?

Need more info: Your question does not permit an answer. What is wrong with your knees that makes you think you need to rest them? ...Read more

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What can make my knees straight?

What can make my knees straight?

Physical exam X-ray.: Need to get more info. Why is leg not straight? Physical exam and xray are very important. ...Read more

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Why do my knees hurt in the cold?

Why do my knees hurt in the cold?

Arthritic: Many pts. With osteoarthritis have arthralgias when temperatures go down. It is probably the most common reason. A very low possibility would be cold agglutinins present in your blood. Consult with a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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How do I tape my knee for hockey?

Depends: Taping of a joint varies based on the desired outcome. Taping to stabilize the patella (kneecap) is different than taping to prevent hyperextension, which is different than taping to stabilize a collateral ligament. This is also a skill that requires much experience to do properly. Consult with your athletic trainer. ...Read more

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What do I do to pop back my knee?

What do I do to pop back my knee?

Some time it is hard: To do that we call it locked knee. Some it is very hard to reduce. Attempt to gently extend leg as far as possible, apply some pressure on the knee toward the outside, and then begin alternating between internal and external rotation of knee as well as flexion and extension. ...Read more

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How to alleviate pain on my knee?

How to alleviate pain on my knee?

A host of ways: There are lots of ways. Warm compresses help. Pain in the morning often goes away with activity. Pain medicines such as paracetamol and non-steroidals such as Advil (ibuprofen) can help. If logic and simple measures don't work, then you will need to see your physician to examine and evaluate the knee problem ...Read more