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Very unusual knee symptoms - any experts on here?

Very unusual knee symptoms - any experts on here?

Need to know more: Symptoms are usually expression of problems so would need to know a lot more about your complaints before saying something is unusual. ...Read more

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I need help with diagnosing knee symptoms. Who do I see?

I need help with diagnosing knee symptoms. Who do I see?

Primary care phys: I'd recommend to see a primary care physician. Sometimes the problem can be resolved at this point. But sometimes he/she needs to refer you to different specialists and that depends on the type of symptoms/signs he/she can find during the encounter. This specialist could be an orthopedic surgeon, a rheumatologist, a podiatrist, etc. Depending on the case. ...Read more

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What symptoms make runner's knee the most likely diagnosis?

What symptoms make runner's knee the most likely diagnosis?

Pain in front ofknee: Pain in the kneecap , or just below or above it, is usually consistent with runner's knee. You should try to keep your muscles well balanced with strength and flexibility, to minimize or alleviate your symptoms. ...Read more

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How to cure runners knee symptoms?

How to cure runners knee symptoms?

Stretch: Please see my previous answer on runners' knee. Briefly, stretch your hamstrings and it band before and after u run. Avoid running hills. Use ice massage to tender areas for 20-30 min after u run. Try otc nsaids . If it continues to hurt despite above rest and crosstrain! good luck! ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having weak knees?

What are the symptoms of having weak knees?

Giving way: Weak knees tend to give way. Giving way episode can cause damage to both the knee and potentially other body parts if you fall. A comprehensive lower extremity strengthening program should help as long as you do not have any underlying medical condition that is causing muscular weakness. ...Read more

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Liposarcoma knee. What are the symptoms of a liposarcoma behind the knee?

Liposarcoma knee.   What are the symptoms of a liposarcoma behind the knee?

Fatty tumor: A liposarcoma is very similar to its non-cancerous counterpart called a lipoma. Both are soft, fatty tumors that generally present themselves as a "lump". A liposarcoma will generally have more rapid growth and be larger (>5 cm) than a lipoma, however. Liposarcoma may cause symptoms of pain and swelling when it grows of significant size. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of arthritis in your knees?

What are the symptoms of arthritis in your knees?

See below: Symptoms of arthritis conditions include pain, sometimes swelling, increased warmth limitation of motion, stiffness particularly in the morning after getting up, popping, clicking, giving way or buckling. People often report trouble with stairs or trouble getting up after they have been sitting a while. Not everyone has all of these symptoms however. ...Read more

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