Top 20 Doctor insights on: Right knee degenerative joint disease
Arthritis pain: Degenerative joint disease (DJD) is a descriptive phrase for arthritis. DJD involves wear and tear to the articular cartilage of the knee. This process can cause pain and inflammation, which can range from mild to severe, depending on the severity of the arthritis. For help with treatment of your djd, consult an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more
Maybe not: Don't know how old you are but early injuries sustained in trauma/accidents over time can lead to degeneration of the joints. If you are still under 25 then you need to look for other problems. Keep your joints limber with exercise, stretching, eating well and lots of water. ...Read more
At an age of around 30, is it too early to be suffering from degenerative joint disease in the knees?
See below: Yes. It is not impossible, but certainly far from the norm for a 30 year old to have djd. ...Read more
Does moderate degenerative joint disease of the knees at age 60 qualify for social security disability?
No: Degenerative joint disease per se cannot cause chf. But using antiinflammatories for a long time may cause chf. ...Read more
What does Lupus have to do with facet joint disease of spine with the osteoarthritis of the knees any relationship between the two? How lupus effect it
No: The two issues are unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
My right knee has suddenly locked. I have osteoarthritis. Will taking my vicadin help unlock my knee?
I have osteoarthritis in my knees but for 1 yr 4 minths I have had from right knee down stay swollen now it it up to hip and painful and tingling?
34yrs, had an ACL surgery on right knee 2 yrs ago. Part of damaged meniscus was also removed. What precautions should I take to avoid Osteoarthritis?
Prevent arthritis: Part of prevention of further wear of ones knee is established by securing the structural deficits as u already have. Other pearls include maintaining good muscle tone, keeping your BMI below 25., Avoid quick cutting or pivoting sports, maintain a healthy diet to include vitamin e and glucosamine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have osteoarthritis in my right knee and one side is real bad the dr said I need surgery but not for 10 yrs my knee won't last that long?
Arthitis knee: Get a second opinon.Get a more detailed answer ›
Meniscus tear: You probably have locking in you knee joint caused by internal derangement of the structure of your knee. Usually, plain old arthritis does not cause this type of complaint, so you may need an MRI to more specifically define your problem; and then help to direct the therapy that will fix your knee pain and limited range of motion. ...Read more
Effusion is a sympto: M, and a visit 2 an ortho may be advisable. There needs 2 b a good history of when, trauma/ tho small, repetitive use as running squats, any tick bites. U may have 2 think back a few days or a week to look 4 anything that may have happened. Many times there may b something that u did not even notice. Knee xam, x-rays, good exam, labs will put u on the right path 2 dx. ...Read more
My right knee on the joint somewhere below the knee cap has been aching for the past three hours. Why is this? What does this mean?
I have pain in right knee. The bone hurts when I press on it. No joint pain and no mobility issues. No injuries. Only inner right knee.
Meniscus: The medial meniscus is a cartilage structure at the inner part of the knee which is commonly injured or torn and can cause pain. In most cases the meniscus will improve with simple conservative treatment, ie time, NSAIDs, therapy. Alternatively, pain in that location could also be from the medial collateral ligament, early joint degeneration, or a bone bruise. See a physician if symptoms persist ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After a session of shooting a soccer ball, I have a pain on the left of my right knee just below the joint, every time I shoot. No sound or tear, why?
Bursitis: Pes Anserinus bursa is located at the insertion of the medial collateral ligament, as well as the common tendon insertion of the Sartorius muscle and Obturator muscle. Excessive repetitive usage can cause inflammation of the bursa, leading to bursitis and pain at the pes Anserinus region of the knee. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After shooting a soccer ball I now have a pain on the left side of my right knee just below the joint. What happened and what should I do?
Tough to tell: What were the circumstances of your injury? Did you feel a pop or tear? Are you able to bear weight on the affected leg? The answers to these questions are clues. You may have injured a ligament, tendon, muscle or cartilage. Consider seeing a doctor if you have severe pain, limited range of motion, or are unable to bear weight. ...Read more
Can I walk around with a torn hamstring also was cartridge in my joint in a torn ligament all in the same right knee?
Depends: I did not appreciate the full nature of your condition, you should certainly be checked. People with hamstring injuries can heal without surgery and many times patients can walk through the process. The ligament and cartilage nature of the injury described depends on the actual structures involved and the associated displacement, stability, etc. Thank you for your question. ...Read more
Recently I fell down from bike and gone for MRI of my right knee. The report says that "mild joint effusion". How do I overcome this problem.?
My right knee is swollen between the joint but it doesn't hurt or anything. I can feel it tighter when I stretch it out. What could be wrong?
Hard to say: Good thing is that it doesn't hurt. Was there any injury involved? How long has it been like this? There are different reasons for swelling, but lot of them involve pain: knee injury, arthritis (degenerative changes). This is one that is hard to say without seeing your knee and examining it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain in the outside of my right knee joint when I sit crosslegged on the floor and my right leg goes numb. Please tell me what can it be?
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