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Recurring Knee Collapse
12 months ago I had a fall & left knee collapsed was told I need reconstruction still waiting but the last week I had more fluid build up should I wor?
Not really : The intra articular damage will continue to produce joint fluid and swelling. If it becomes severe or painful seek medical attention. ...Read more
See specialist: If you have pain, tenderness, redness or swelling you should follow up with your Orthopod for a clinical evaluation! ...Read more
I have this reoccurring pain in my knee. It hurts when ever i try to bend t or walk this happens about every 3 months after not using it for 2 days?
My knee was catching and locking often for a few weeks but is now better. Do I still need to have my torn meniscus repaired? Is this likely to recur?
Hard to say: Sometimes, with time and/or therapy, surgery can be avoided. If you keep doing exercises and don't reinjuer it, often you can be symptom free for years. Sometimes, though, it can act up without warning. If it keeps giving you trouble or acts up too often, then surgery may be a good choice. Discuss options with your orthopedist. ...Read more
I have had pain in my left knee for over two years. Nothing showed up on X-ray over a year ago. Hurts when sitting. If i walk a lot starts to collapse?
See your doctor and: After a complete history and physical, if there is no sure diagnosis, ask for either a knee MRI or a consult with a sports medicine physician or an orthopedic surgeon. 2 years of knee pain in a 19 yo, esp with "giving way", is not normal and needs to be further evaluated. ...Read more
I get really dizzy & my vision goes white (can't see), usually when I stand up. Sometimes my knees buckle, I collapse. Usually only for 10~20 secs. Y?
Postural hypotension: Feeling lightheaded on standing , having blurry vision and collapsing is most like drop in blood pressure , called postural hypotension. In most cases it does not indicate anything sinister but falls secondary to it can cause injury . Certain blood pressure medications, dehydration due to diarrhoea, vomiting can also result in postural hypotension. See Gp for review if symptoms occur regularly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have reoccurring kidney stones I have 5 or 6 stones in each kidney and 4 or 5 times a week ythe pain almost brings me to my knees what do I do?
Cause: fix for the current stones and prevent future ones. Your rate of stones formation strongly suggest you have an issue that your are forming stones. First see a urologist for current stones and need to see a kidney doctor for a 24 hour urine collection for stones. 2 samples may be needed. Drinking 2L of water per day is needed. Cut down your Salt intake (sodium). A analsysis of your stones is needed ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When walking I have been experiencing a sudden and sort of collapse of my right knee at random times. Fear it may cause me to fall. What can I do ?
Hurt knee inside side, butt lower than knee, stand forward.Wore brace due to collapses. Kneecap pops a lot, pain both sides.Serious or heal over time?
Mechanism of injury : Was there an injury? If it's been more than two weeks without improvement in would get evaluated by your orthopedist. ...Read more