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My right knee is aching when I flex it can't bring it up what can it be?

My right knee is aching  when I flex it can't bring it up   what can it be?

Hard to say: While the pain on flexion can be something as simple as some degenerative changes on the back of the patella. It needs to be evaluated further for a specific diagnosis is there an effusion or swelling preventing the motion or is there some internal derangement such as a meniscal tear, loose body or ligamentous injury. ...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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I have moderate posterior knee pain on my right knee. It's a constant dry ache and i can't stand on it for long periods of time. What is this?

I have moderate posterior knee pain on my right knee. It's a constant dry ache and i can't stand on it for long periods of time. What is this?

Bakers cyst: There are a number of possibilities and you may want to be checked. Among the more common causes is known as a bakers cyst, which is a herniation of the posterior aspect of the knee capsule between two tendons in the back of the knee. The cyst is sometes associated with internal derangement of the knee such as a tear of the meniscus, so again, consider being checked. Thank you. ...Read more

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For over 2 week now right knee pain. On tip of knee swollen and right side stiff and sore especially walking upstairsorjustnormalpace. Whyandwhatto do?

For over 2 week now right knee pain. On tip of knee swollen and right side stiff and sore especially walking upstairsorjustnormalpace. Whyandwhatto do?

See details: The knee should really be evaluated if it is painful and swollen. There are numerous possible causes and it is worthwhile to see your family doctor or an orthopedist or rheumatologist. ...Read more

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My knee is aching what could be the issue?

My knee is aching what could be the issue?

Hard to say.: See an orthopedic knee specialist, who would start with xrays and an examination. It could be merely a tendinintis, or maltracking of the kneecap, assuming there was no injury to the knee. ...Read more

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I have too much both knee pain. Some times left knee and some time right knee only paining.

I have too much both knee pain. Some times left knee and some time right knee only paining.

See details: The best option is to have the knees examined, preferably by an orthopedist or your primary care. By the way, why is a 30 year old male on oral contraceptives? ...Read more

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My right knee has been aching on the bottom right side for 2 days, i haven't done anything out of the ordinary either.

My right knee has been aching on the bottom right side for 2 days, i haven't done anything out of the ordinary either.

Varies: Pain on the inside of your knee can be from a variety of reasons, from arthritis to a knee sprain to an actual cartilage injury. If it does not improve within a week, you should get it looked at by a physician. In the meantime, ice, wrappping the knee and using tylenol (acetaminophen) of advil should help. ...Read more

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Right knee pain/no swelling! what could be wrong?

Right knee pain/no swelling! what could be wrong?

Knee pain: The knee can be caused by arthritis, ligament injury, tendon tears, muscle strain ... Without additional information, it's difficult to identify the cause of your pain. I advised you seeking help from a health care provider (pcp, pain management doctor, orthopedic doctor ...). You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have right knee pain yet no swelling.. Any thoughts?

Knee pain: Very difficult to answer this with the limited information provided. Many structures around and within the knee joint could be a pain generator. Was this out of the blue over time or was there an injury that happened all of a sudden? Any previous injury or surgery. Any recent infection, rashes, tick bites, eye redness, urinary tract issues. Bowel disease, other swollen or painful joints? ...Read more

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