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Doctor insights on: Recurring Knee Collapse

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Dr. William Singer
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Collapse (Definition)

Collapse refers to falling from the upright position to the ground. Circulatory collapse means the blood circulation is failing due to problems such as poor pumping from the heart, low blood volume ...Read more


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I have a big, reoccurring pop in knee 2 years after ACL reconstruction.?

I have a big, reoccurring pop in knee 2 years after ACL reconstruction.?

See specialist: If you have pain, tenderness, redness or swelling you should follow up with your Orthopod for a clinical evaluation! ...Read more

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What to do if I have large, reoccurring pop in knee 2 years after ACL reconstruction.?

What to do if I have large, reoccurring pop in knee 2 years after ACL reconstruction.?

Follow up: This should be checked by your operating surgeon or another surgeon familiar with ACL reconstruction, it could just be a normal variant ...Read more

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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?

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?

Not using it?: Get examined and x rayed. I am not certain how cannot use your knees for 2 days? Are you bedridden? Cannot be diagnosed without an examination. You can try Advil or Aleve (naproxen) for joint pain if not allergic to these medications., ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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 more

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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?

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 more

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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