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What Causes Hip And Knee Joint Pain In Someone Who Is In Their Early 20s
Lots of causes.: The pain can originate in any of the structures in or around those joints, or even from systemic disorders, and it's difficult to diagnose without an evaluation from a physician. Causes can include sprains, strains, muscle spasms, tendinitis, joint inflammation, etc. Best thing to do is see the doctor. ...Read more
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I had fracture pelvis near the hip joint sincr one year and till noe I have loew backache and bilateral knee joint pain what is the causes and treatme?
Pain after pelvis fx: I would suspect other injuries. You are young, and it takes a good deal of trauma to fracture a young pelvis. Proper evaluation would require xrays of the spine and pelvis at the time of injury, and likely repeat xrays now due to continued pain. You may have injured your sacrum, iliosacral ligaments, sacroiliac joints, etc. Energy that fractures the pelvis can also be transferred through knees. ...Read more
Hip pain: Your hip pain could be from a variety of reasons. Depending on the cause of your pain will help determine the type of exercises to do to get relief. Generally speaking weight loss would be of benefit but oftentimes weight bearing may make it worse non weight bearing exercises such as swimming or stationary bike could be beneficial. I would see your pcp, : sports medicine doc or orthopedic physician. ...Read more
I have really bad hip and back of my knee joint pain, I get it after everytime I work out, it's lasted 3 days now, and I can barely walk, what is it?
I am having hip pain for almost 8 months but not severe, right knee joint pain for 2 months aggravating while getting up straight, alopecia areata, ?
Sorry to hear that you have been suffering from such difficult symptoms. With the distribution of joint pain and duration of symptoms, I'd recommend that you seek formal evaluation and treatment from a local doctor. You may need further testing and it is better to get established with one person that can help direct all of that. Hope this helps ...Read more
Everything seemed to occur over a week's period. Pain in both feet, aching fingers on left hand, knee joint pain, on and odd hip pain, and now I have a pain in left kidney area. Had the runs this morning and feel generally out of it. Any theories what's ha
Lots of symptoms: Flu? Do you have any history of autoimmune disease such as lupus or any type of migratory arthropathy? Is there any history of gout? Have you been exposed to tick borne illnesses or a area endemic to tickborne illness is? Do you have any infections, rashes, skin lesions? Do you have weakness or numbness in any extremity? ...Read more
Many!: Many things can present as knee pain: meniscus tears, cartilage injury, muscle strain (calf or thigh), arthritis, bone bruise, infection, nerve injury, ligament injury, fracture, hip arthritis and problems (especially in children). If the pain does not resolve with rest, nsaids/tylenol, ice, and activity modification, see your doctor. ...Read more
Any time you have improper function or injury of a joint it can cause pain. If you have knee pain that interferes with your activity you should see a doctor.
Many young teens have knee pain with exercise. This is a growth-related condition. There should be no swelling or limp and the pain is temporary. It is called osgood-schlatters. It is not serious. ...Read more
My friend 58 yrs. She has knee joint pain. Doc wants to operate. She wants to wait. As she feels it's too early seeing her age. She is able to manage.
Could: Be meniscal injury or arthritic issue happening. If orthopedic specialist can't help you maybe an option to look at is stem cell pr platelet therapy options. Check out Regenexx. Com. ...Read more
RICE protocol: In order to understand the cause, it would be important to know how this started? Injury? Has this happened before? Swelling? Redness? Where is the pain? Generic treatment includes RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation). May try topical ointments, oral NSAIDs if able, and/or bracing. The most likely cause would be osteoarthritis, however, if there was an injury could have a ligament injury. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: Most aches and pains in the knee without a major injury can be improved with non-impact aerobic activity (swimming, biking, elliptical), quadriceps and hip abductor and short external rotator strengthening, hamstring stretching, ice, nsaids, avoidance of an activity that causes pain. If the symptoms persist or there is significant swelling, see an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more
Knee pain: Depending on the location of your pain & evaluation by your doc proper diagnosis can be made. At 37 and lack of an acute injury points to the following possible common problems: 1) front pain with stairs or squatiing: early patello-femoral arthritis, 2) pain on either sides: tendonitis or meniscus tears, 3) back of the knee: bakers cyst, 4) pain all over: arthritis/inflammation. ...Read more
Depends: Early: large quantities of herbal/nutritional antiinflammatories. Msm/glucosamine help to rebuild cartilage I find the injectable and sublingual forms superior to the pills. Prescriptions drugs are a danger to liver, kidneys, heart and stomach and should be considered short term. Advanced problems may require surgery and knee replacement to eliminate the problem. Don't forget physical therapy. ...Read more
It depends: Pain in the knee can be due to any number of problems, an injury arthritis or many other types of disease. It is first important to know why the pain is present. For the short term, using applications of ice for pain, 5 minutes at a time and use of tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain is helpful but if symptoms persist for more than 2-3 days you should seek medical attention. ...Read more
Baker's cyst: Swelling behind knee may be baker's cyst. Knee responds to injury/irritation with increased joint fluid production. Such as meniscal tear of cartilage injury. This increased joint fluid can accumulate as a cyst behind the knee which can be painful. Think of the cyst as a manifestation of problems elsewhere in the knee. ...Read more
Obviously it would be helpful to know the cause for the pain
if your pain is from a meniscal tear and you are active, neither
therapy nor acupuncture will eradicate the cause for you pain
if the problem is something minor, the usual treatment of ice,
nsaids, rest, therapy will likely decrease the pain. Overall, it
is always helpful to know the underlying problem to cure it. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: Many teenagers experience pain with activities from softening of the cartilage of the kneecap or from growth plate traction (osgood-schlatter disease). These tend to be a mild ache and resolve with cessation of activity and ibuprofen. If the pain persists after the activity, is not relieved with ibuprofen, occurs at night, or is associated with swelling, see your orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more
Knee pain: Degenerative and traumatic changes of the knee are common. Rest ice and wrap and consider an image or pt if persists. ...Read more
My friend is taking megared for knee joint pain. Is it safe to take it. It's supposed to b a three month course. Will it effect kidney. What does it do?
Knee pain: Try some ice and an anti-inflammatory pill. If no improvement get an xray. ...Read more
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