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Sore swollen grinding knees, what type of specialist should I see?

Sore swollen grinding knees, what type of specialist should I see?

Rheumatologist: A rheumatologist specializes in arthritis and autoimmune diseases. If you are having pain and swelling you should get an evaluation, to get the correct diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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What to do if i developed a cold and sore and swollen knees at the same time, should I be worried?

What to do if i developed a cold and sore and swollen knees at the same time, should I be worried?

Maybe: These 2 issues are unrelated. The cold sore is not a problem but the knees may be. Get them evaluated by your doctor. If you do not have one, see an orthopedist or rheumatologist, . ...Read more

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How can you treat sore knees that are not swollen?

How can you treat sore knees that are not swollen?

Depends on cause: The first challenge is to identify why your knee is sore. If you had an injury, best to start with the rice treatment- rest, ice, compression and elevation. Oral nsaid's can help. If there has not been an injury, recommend that you see your doctor or get an orthopaedic surgeon to evaluate. ...Read more

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I have got a sore knee, sore to touch and swollen?

I have got a sore knee, sore to touch and swollen?

Injury/infection: If the knee is red, warm, and tender to the touch, an infection is high on the list of potential causes. Therefore, you should seek an orthopedic surgeon's evaluation. If you injured your knee, by twisting, hitting, or some other method, then it may not be as critical to see a physician. Ice, wrap, and anti-inflammatory agents may work. Probably best to break down and see a physician. ...Read more

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My dads left knee has swollen up and is sore when he moves it. What could be wrong with it and what should we do?

My dads left knee has swollen up and is sore when he moves it. What could be wrong with it and what should we do?

Arthritis.: A sore, swollen knee, most likely with fluid in it, is caused by arthritis (inflammation in the joint). Cause usually is osteoarthritis in an older adult, but there are many ohter causes such as injury, gout, and more serious types of arthritis. He should see his doctor if it persists, especially if anti-inflammatory medications like Ibuprofen don't help. ...Read more

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I have swollen lyph nodes in the back of each knee which are very visible. Swollen but not sore. What can this be?

I have swollen lyph nodes in the back of each knee which are very visible. Swollen but not sore. What can this be?

Lymph nodes? : How do you know they're lymph nodes? That's a very unusual place for lymph nodes. More likely they're bakers cysts. See your your doctor to be sure. ...Read more