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1 weeks post op, is it possible to re-tear meniscus after meniscus repair. If so what signs and symptoms would appear? Pain behind knee and hamstring

1 weeks post op, is it possible to re-tear meniscus after meniscus repair. If so what signs and symptoms would appear? Pain behind knee and hamstring

Repair or resection?: Of course it is possible to read tarot Manaska's following resection or repair. It rarely occurs without significant trauma. Following surgery often times pressure and pain in the back of the knee can be present in those early weeks. Similar symptoms as you have prior to surgery would be an indication of the persistence of meniscus pathology ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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Have sudden pain behind knee. Is that one of the signs and symptoms of leg blood clot?

Probably not: Sudden onset pain usually is associated with something like a muscle tear or cyst rupture if the pain is very localized to behind the knee, not involving the entire lower leg. However, any time there is concern about a possible blood clot, you should be checked by a health professional. ...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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What are the symptoms of it band syndrome or knee arthritis?

What are the symptoms of it band syndrome or knee arthritis?

Pain with activity: Iliotibial band syndrome (@ knee) can result in lateral (outside) knee pain as the tight it band snaps across the prominent lateral femoral epicondyle above the actual knee joint line. Arthritis will present with crepitance and knee joint swelling and even cracking and popping as the arthritic irregular joint surfaces rub against one another with motion. Xrays, exam, & history will determine cause. ...Read more

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I've been having knee pain for 3 years now and i'm only 22. Could it be early signs of arthritis?

I've been having knee pain for 3 years now and i'm only 22. Could it be early signs of arthritis?

Possibly: Although, the incidence of osteoarthritis (wear and tear arthritis) is negligible in people of your age, there are types of arthritis such as rheumatoid (less likely if your pain in the knee has been unchanged for 3 years and there is no swelling, redness/heat or other joint involvement). There are some infectious arthritides such as reiter's disease, but that's uncommon, too. See a doc! ...Read more

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What symptoms might suggest a tear in the knee as opposed to just my arthritis getting worse? I am still in pain 6 weeks after knee drain/shot etc.

What symptoms might suggest a tear in the knee as opposed to just my arthritis getting worse? I am still in pain 6 weeks after knee drain/shot etc.

See details: The symptoms can be very similar and may need an exam and an MRI to clearly distinguish them. If the knee pain is clearly worse since the injection, have the knee reevaluated to rule out infection. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more