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Not much pain in knee but very stiff and swollen?

Not much pain in knee but very stiff and swollen?

Needs attention now: A swollen knee needs attention immediately. It could be infected. This need immediate treatment as it could be cured with an antibiotic program. It could be bleeding inside the knee. If so we need to know why it is bleeding. It could be arthritis. Looking at the joint fluid can help us make the correct diagnosis. You need to see your doctor and be referred to a rheumatologist now. ...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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Knee pain squatting. Slightly squishy + swollen. Hurts swiveling not walking. Feels stiff walking. No pain resting. Thoughts?

Knee pain squatting. Slightly squishy + swollen. Hurts swiveling not walking. Feels stiff walking. No pain resting. Thoughts?

Meniscus tear?: Your symptoms of pain w/ squatting , twisting and turning associated w/ swelling may indicate a meniscus( cartilage) tear.The meniscus can tear as we get older w/minimal trauma as the water content diminishes and it becomes more 'brittle' and less 'elastic '. See your board certified orthopedic surgeon for examination. Best of luck! ...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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Getting constant hip/knee pain, made worse by standing/sitting for extended periods. Swollen knees. Stiff jaw on a morning. Don't know why?

Getting constant hip/knee pain, made worse by standing/sitting for extended periods. Swollen knees. Stiff jaw on a morning. Don't know why?

Orthopedic Consult: Good day; If I had such difficulties with my knees/hips post surgery, I would consult with a Prof. of Orthopedics at teaching hospital for a second opinion. DDS could understand stress of situation which could exacerbate TMJ symptoms. ...Read more

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Got,pain in knee,swollen,fell last year,is that the cause now?

Got,pain in knee,swollen,fell last year,is that the cause now?

Tramatic Arthritis: Arthritis can be caused by the trauma of your fall. You also may have a soft tissue injury that can actually be corrected. For instance a meniscal tear or plica (scar tissue). And there's always the possibility of rheumatoid arthritis or other unusual cause. You should see a orthopedic surgeon for evaluation and x-rays. ...Read more

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What to do about swollen knee pain?

What to do about swollen knee pain?

See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your knee pain, could be bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament issues, meniscal injury, sciatica etc. So you may want to see an orthopedic pain specialist that can tell you what is going and help you with the latest treatments available. ...Read more

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