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Water Under Knee Cap
What will help with my bad knee pain? It's got lots of water around the knee cap, so what can they do to relieve the pain?
I get a very acute pain on the surface of my knee cap. I can feel a small object under the surface of the skin that tends to move around.
Knee cap: If it is burstitis in front of your knee cap (not behind knee cap) then put hot towels on it and don't kneel or bend much. Use Motrin too. If it does not get better within a week have it checked out. Also i assume you have no foreign bodies under the skin from some accident. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Evaluate the Cause: The medical term for spur is "osteophyte". There are many causes for the focal bony overgrowth ranging from a traction osteophyte from high loads applied to the patella to osteoarthritic osteophytes. Typically, the treatment of the "spur" is not isolated, rather treatment is directed at the underlying reason the spur developed and thus could range from activity modification to rehab to surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Knee pain: Chronic knee pain under the knee cap may have many causes. Acute gout attack can be easily treated with oral medications, diet and fluid hydration. If your symptom is caused by increasing use of your knee, you may have the common patellofemoral pain syndrome or runner's knee. Talk to your doc to get the definitive diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more
My husband has fluid built up under his knee cap as well as deteriorating cartridge how long can he go with out surgery?
The sooner : The better. First you have to diagnose the reason for that, then decide on treatment program. Good luck. ...Read more
My knee is hot and alittle swollen under the knee cap. It hurts ! I did not fall , or twist it. Last time I fell was in Feb on ice. ?
See MD: Depending on if there are associated symptoms, locking, clicking, swelling, etc. you may need to see a doctor. In general, knee pain is relieved by quad and core strengthening. Anti-inflammatory medications and ice as well. A knee brace to control movement of your kneecap can help. I would recommend seeing a Sports Medicine doctor or Orthopedist to determine the exact problem and get treated. ...Read more
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