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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
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Knee Pain (Definition)

The knee joint is the joint between three bone of the lower leg: the proximal tibia, the distal femur, and the patella. There are multiple causes of knee pain including degenerative, ...Read more


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I have had simultaneous groin and knee pain for over a year more intense on my left side. For the pass few weeks the pain is radiating on my left side?

I have had simultaneous groin and knee pain for over a year more intense on my left side. For the pass few weeks the pain is radiating on my left side?

Needs evaluation: Groin and knee pain suggest a hip problem, but many other causes are possible. Sometimes low back disk problems can cause groin/knee pain. Ovarian cysts can cause one sided groin pain, and there are many other possible causes. Best to see your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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Constant Calf and behind knee pain for over 2 weeks, can I have a clot below knee? Ultrasound done from popliteal to groin and it was negative.

Constant Calf and behind knee pain for over 2 weeks, can I have a clot below knee? Ultrasound done from popliteal to groin and it was negative.

Repeat evaluation.: A Bakers cyst which is an enclosed collection of fluid contiguous to the meniscus can rupture because the fluid can rupture the joint capsule and has a different level of acidity a burning sensation can occur in the calf muscle. DVT is still possible. A d-dimer blood test can asess the risk or tendency of coagubility. An ultrasound could detect the cyst. The most serious possibility is still the DVT. ...Read more

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Sharp shooting knee pain on Right side that travels up the front right thigh to the groin and resting in knee, no swelling but very nervous help.?

Knee pain: I assume you mean lateral when you say right. If so it could be your Ilial tibial band. Go see a doc for an exam and xray. If your an active person then very much a possibility. ...Read more

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Calf & knee pain in 1leg. Occasional pain in groin. Fly regularly. Flew 20 hours 7 days ago. No swelling. Hurts more resting than walking. I am fit.?

Calf & knee pain in 1leg. Occasional pain in groin. Fly regularly. Flew 20 hours 7 days ago. No swelling. Hurts more resting than walking. I am fit.?

Soft tissues: 35y female with intermittent "groin, knee, calf" pain worse "resting than walking". Absent a venous blood clot, sciatica would seem a consideration. Sciatica has several causes & a pelvic/lumbar MRI might be in order. Groin radiation of pain is more characteristic of sciatica related to sacroiliac joint than lumbar spine disorder. After thrombosis ruled out see an Osteopath. ...Read more

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Shooting pain from knee to upper front thigh on the right to groin, no swelling but Hurts worse when walking very nervous. .. Help?

Shooting pain from knee to upper front thigh on the right to groin, no swelling but Hurts worse when walking very nervous. .. Help?

A few toughts to cla: We think of muscle, nerve or hip or knee joint or even hernia. This will be best decided by you examination by your physician. I woud suggest these areas to evaluate. ...Read more

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I'm having hip, lower back, groin, and knee pain. I'm a 23 y/o female. What could be causing it? Not pregnant, on pill and had 2 negative tests.

I'm having hip, lower back, groin, and knee pain. I'm a 23 y/o female. What could be causing it? Not pregnant, on pill and had 2 negative tests.

See physician: Pain radiating down from hip or back could do this, pain starting from the pelvis is less likely, but can also do this. In short, you need your physician to do an evaluation and find the cause before you can get properly treated. ...Read more

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Hip/groin pain clicking noise. It feels like my muscle/tendon gets stuck when walking. Also causing knee pain. Painful to walk. What could it be?

Hip/groin pain clicking noise. It feels like my muscle/tendon gets stuck when walking. Also causing knee pain. Painful to walk. What could it be?

Have it evaluated.: Locking and clicking are signs of soft tissue or meniscus damage. This needs to be evaluated and treated by a specialist to possibly prevent future complications. ...Read more

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I have chronic knee pain in both knees as well as stiffness; greater in the left. It sometimes is so severe that it hurts from my ankle to my pelvis.

See rheumatologist: At your age, it is unusual to have that degree of pain in so many joints. See your primary care doctor or a rheumatologist to make sure that you don't have a systemic condition. If that work up is negative, you may just have referred pain from standard knee conditions like patellofemoral syndrome. A sports med doc can take a look after the systemic work up is done. ...Read more

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Just had 4 X-rays, each knee, knees together and full pelvis. Had bad knee pain and legs try to dislocate from hips. What could it potentially show?

Just had 4 X-rays, each knee, knees together and full pelvis. Had bad knee pain and legs try to dislocate from hips. What could it potentially show?

This does not-: -make sense to me. In my practice where there is unexplainable knee pain, I always imaged the hips as often hip disease presents with knee pain & not hip pain. I don't understand what you are asking, sorry ...Read more

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Left knee pain, thigh pain, hip pain. Pelvis pressure & inflamation, low back pain, constipation, lump above navel, pelvic tilt to left 2 yrs?

Left knee pain, thigh pain, hip pain. Pelvis pressure & inflamation, low back pain, constipation, lump above navel, pelvic tilt to left 2 yrs?

Vague: Your symptoms may be serious but are very vague and could be related to any number of things. Best advice is get a physical exam from your md to discuss. ...Read more

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I have knee pain?

I have 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 or exercise therapies available. ...Read more

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What helps knee pain?

What helps knee pain?

Depends: There are multiple reasons for knee pain. Specialist (orthopedist, pain medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation) evaluation is necessary. ...Read more

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What causes my knee pain?

What causes my knee pain?

Knee pain: Knee pain can be caused by injury, overuse, arthritis, cancer, hip or spine issues and other things. To help your physician understand your specific pain, you want to write down your medical problems and medicines. Spend some time thinking about what causes your pain, what makes it better and worse. Record any other findings associated with your knee pain. (ie swelling, popping, giving way...) ...Read more

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What commonly causes knee pain?

What commonly causes knee pain?

Is it front of knee?: Movement at the knee joint is facilitated by the knee cap and powerful thigh muscles (patello-femoral complex). In the absence of major injury (which can cause ligament sprain / cartilage tears) a common cause of knee pain in younger adults is anterior, or patello-femoral pain. See http://patient. Info/health/knee-pain-patellofemoral-pain for a sensible summary on this. ...Read more

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I have knee pain, and what are the reasons for this?

I have knee pain, and what are the reasons for this?

Hard to say.: At age 17, you may have tendinitis, or maltracking of the kneecap. Hard to say without an exam. See a non-surgical orthopedic knee specialist. ...Read more

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Cure for knee pain?

Cure for knee pain?

Find diagnosis...: Check with a physician for a full history and physical to determine the cause of your pain. ...Read more

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Dmso safety for knee pain?

Dmso safety for knee pain?

Horses yes: Dmso has been used for years to reduce the joint pain of horses. There is also considerable evidence going back decades that DMSO may help human joint pain but its saftey profile is still the issue. The drug is absorbed quite well through the skin and could cause side effects systemically. My recommendation is do not use it. ...Read more

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Can knock knee cause knee pain?

Can knock knee cause knee pain?

YES: Certainly could specially when the degree is pronounced and you could get patella pain due to maltraking, when old you could have pain due to arthritic changes on the lateral knee comparment. ...Read more

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Can't sleep in severe knee pain?

Can't sleep in severe knee pain?

As above: See u pcp for d luation and treatment. ...Read more

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How to solve knee pain and swelling?

How to solve knee pain and swelling?

Diagnosis: The first issue is the specific diagnosis. Once that is made, then treatment options can be given. Knee swelling can come from injury, arthritis, or even inflammatory conditions such as gout. Do not hesitate to be seen. Usually an exam and possibly other studies and/ or aspiration will determine the cause. ...Read more

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How can I prevent and cure knee pain?

How can I prevent and cure knee pain?

See details: The first step is to have the knee evaluated to determine the cause of the pain. Then you will know how to treat it. ...Read more

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Why do I have knee pain when it rains?

Why do I have knee pain when it rains?

Perhaps arthritis: People with abnormal joints can often sense the change in barometric pressure that accompanies weather changes like rain. This can happen when a joint has been injured in the past. It can also happen with some forms of arthritis. ...Read more

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What to do about a stabbing knee pain?

Get it evaluated: Significant knee pain should be evaluated to determine the cause even if the knee is not swollen. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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What causes knee pain and inflammation?

What causes knee pain and inflammation?

See below: Knee pain is most commonly caused by inflammation from bursitis, tendonitis, or cartilage degeneration. A good physical exam and possible imaging could be used to confirm the diagnosis. Less common causes of knee pain are irritated nerve roots from the lumbar spine, infection, or tumors. Treatment options will depend on the final diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can too much anxiety lead to knee pain?

Can too much anxiety lead to knee pain?

Yes and no: Anxiety is a real disorder; and it is one that can make you hyper-aware of normal body function. Anxiety does not cause knee pain, but it certainly can magnify your concern if discomfort is felt for whatever the real cause. The mind can convince you of many ailments. Your suffering should not be dismissed, as help is truly possible with a mental health professional. Best of luck! ...Read more

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When to go to the doctors for knee pain?

When to go to the doctors for knee pain?

Knee pain: Pain is your body's way of telling you that there is something wrong inside. DEFINITELY go if walking hurts or normal activity is painful. The first step is a good history and physical exam from your primary care physician or ortho/sports medicine doctor. Your physician may then order an X-ray or MRI. Meniscal tears or cartilage injuries are common reasons for knee locking. ...Read more

Groin (Definition)

The region or crease between ...Read more