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What Can I Take For Knee Pain
Pain type is crucial: Knee pain can be joint pain, muscle pain, bone pain, bursitis pain, tendon pain, muscle pain, etc. Just because the knee hurts does not mean arthritis and does not mean a need for injections or surgery. You may need a good conditioning program, even seeing a physicial therapist. Muscle strength is important to help knee pain - the muscle help protect the knee. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things: If you injured it you should see a doc so that you are not making it worse. For mild pain there are many classes of medication including tylenol, (acetaminophen) nsaids (ibuprofen, naproxen), and others like tramadol. Call one of your docs and see what they prescribe. Avoid narcotics...Too many people prescribe them and they have many side effects. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Knee pain as a result of mild-to-moderate injury to the joint can take 1-6 weeks weeks to heal. More significant injuries can take up to 3 months. Most important thing is to identify the cause of your knee pain. An evaluation done by an orthopaedic surgeon is a good place to start. ...Read more
See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your knee pain, could be bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament issues, meniscal injury, sciatica etc. So you may want to see an orthopedic pain specialist that can tell you what is going and help you with the latest treatments available. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the next steps for me to take if i continue having knee pain while cycling after getting a proper bike fitting?
Not bad at all: Naproxen is a traditional NSAID. It works by blocking your body's production of some natural substances that cause inflammation. It is great an anti-inflammatory drug and reduces pain, swelling, and joint stiffness caused by arthritis. If concerned, talk to your PCP for more information. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Key-once in a while: Hydrocodone (vicodin, norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) others) has the potential to be highly addictive when taken for more than a short period of time-perhaps a week or two. If it truly "once in a while, " then there is probably know harm. I make my living treating opiate dependence, and most patients started slowly, then gradually increased to opiate dependence. See my website www.Opiatcure.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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