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My Knees Are Swollen After Doing Lunges
My knees are swollen (from a fall 2 months ago) but not hot to the touch. Should I still ice them?
Needs to be checked:
Swelling of the both knees after a fall 2 months ago needs to be checked by your doctor or an orthopedic Specialist
You may use ice if it help or may be a hot pack. But don't forget to get it checked ...Read more
My knees hurts for 5 days now but it is not swollen sometime the pane stop and then it start back.
Many causes: Try ice or heat to the knees and an OTC NSAID and if not better see yur doctor. ...Read more
I work on my knees a lot. Today I felt a pop and now it's all swollen could this be fluid and do I need to see a docter it only hurts if I sit on it?
I'm23f.I have stillsd. Imonkineretnsulfazinesofar none antiinf. Don't work. I've had swollen knees for 3mo. Amidamagingmyjointsbywalking? Whatwillhelpw. Swel
See a Doctor: If you have confirmed rheumatoid arthritis and yet you still have symptoms of swollen and inflamed joints with this treatment after 3 months then you should maybe see your physician for new treatment options. Sulfazine has been shown effective 1-3 months of use. Kineret (anakinra) is an il-1 inhibitor to reduce the immune response. Walking around while experiencing these symptoms may exasperate them. ...Read more
Need more info: Really need more info to help. You did not even tell us your age- it is asked for a good reason! Did you injure it? If so, might be mild sprain or torn cartilage or ligaments. If not, could be arthritis- if you are old, most likely osteoarthritis, if young could be inflammatory arthritis, could also be Lyme disease etc. If not improving soon please see a doctor! ...Read more
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Etiology: A swollen knee without preceeding trauma may be related to a rheumatologic condition with asssociated arthritis, osteoarthritis with a flare, gout, pseudogout, infection, synovitis, or an osteochondral defect. Tumor is less likely. Swollen knee related to trauma may include fracture, torn ligaments or torn meniscus. There are so many possibilities you need to see your doctor for a proper exam. ...Read more
Treatment/Evaluation: Swelling in the knee usually represents some type of injury either as a result of trauma or a disease process like arthritis or gout. Ice and elevation will help. If there are no contraindications then an anti inflammatory medicine like advil or aleve (naproxen) may also help. It is important to have the knee evaluated to determine the cause of swelling as this often means that there is cartilage injury. ...Read more
When it bother you: Swollen knee (effusion, or water in the knee) you do not feel it usually, when start to feel it and notice it that abnormal, should check it out and take of it. ...Read more
RICE: You should start with rice as a home treatment. After 48-72 hours you may switch to heat (instead of ice). As your pain starts to subside you may add stretching as tolerated, and massage. Once pain is gone, then gently return to activity as your strength and flexibility may need time to recovery after the injury. If these symptoms worsen or persist see your orthopedic physician. ...Read more
Several: 2 most common indications are diagnostic and therapeutic. There are many causes for a knee effusion. Your provider may want to establish a diagnosis to guide treatment recommendations. For example, if you have gouty arthritis, that treatment may differ than that for osteoarthritis. In addition, aspirating a large volume of fluid can make your knee feel better. ...Read more
See below: The most common and likely cause of cracking/popping in front of the knee is an irritated or early wear of the knee cap cartilage or the surface cartilage of the thigh bone that it rubs. Other causes could include a meniscus tear, plica, patellar tendonitis etc. Some fluid build up in the knee causes cracking. Try therapy, antiinflammatories, ice and sometimes a knee sleeve. See orthopedist. ...Read more
Get evaluated: Problem could just be a contusion where you have bruised the soft tissue in front of your knee. Contusions usually don't hurt inside the knee but outside. If it is a ligament injury or a problem inside the knee it will usually hurt when you move it. If your knee is locking (can't straighten it out) or pain on weightbearing see doc sooner than later. ...Read more
? DVT: Dvt, venous congestion, trauma, and possible other causes. Please contact your doctor. ...Read more
Without any injury my knees are swollen, painful and weak unless I am laying down, what is wrong?
Knees: Did this start suddenly? Do you have any other medical problems? That is obviously not normal. You should see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. I wish you the best. ...Read more
My knee has been swollen and painful for months, looks crooked aswell. What could be wrong with it?
You need to see your doctor to find out what is wrong with your knee. First I do not know your age, is there history of trauma. It is quite common and swelling is usually due to effusion, what people call water on the knee. It can be around the knee or in the knee itself. It can be due to inflammation or trauma causing meniscus tear or injury to ligament and fluid may be blood
need exam and xrays/mri. ...Read more
I got hit on my knee with a basketball and it is a little swollen. Should I be concern about any injuries?
It's bruised with: Possible strain and/or sprain. U can apply ice packs for first two days then warm packs., apply ace wrap. See your doctor if swelling or pain worsens, or range of motion gets impaired. Take care! Http://m.Summitmedicalgroup. Com/? Url=http%3a%2f%2fwww. Summitmedicalgroup. Com%2flibrary%2fadult_health%2fsma_patellar_contusion%2f;width=1080. ...Read more
Starting from my knee, and down is swollen. I'm scared and don't know what it is, or what to do. What should I do?
I think my knee is going inward and it's swollen, I don't know what to do? What should I do? Do u think I need to be on crutches?
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What can I do for my knee that is slightly swollen, hurts to put weight on and to move from siting to standing. And also just to bend it?
Got up from a chair heard my knee snap and then pain today after work I niticed from my knee down is very swollen and bothersome what's going on?
My knee popped and gave out. Now swollen, pain, cant support much weight. Hard to bend/straighten. Can it heal in 3 weeks? I have a musical to be in
Orthopedics: You shoukd, have it evaluated in person by an orthopedist. ...Read more
I was at a full sprint and fell hard on one knee, now it hurts to the touch, but also hurts when I move it at all. A little swollen. Anything serious?
Could be: You need to be examined and likely an x-ray-it could be fractured or a ligamentous or meniscus injury. Your PCP may refer you to an Orthopedic Surgeon. ...Read more
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