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What causes hip and knee joint pain in someone who is in their early 20s?

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

Dr. Chevies Newman
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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?

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

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Does anyone know a good remedy for hip and knee joint pain? Tai chi? Massage?

Does anyone know a good remedy for hip and knee joint pain? Tai chi? Massage?

Very good.: Keeps you loose and limber. Helps with balance. Avoids signifcant trauma to knee or hips- tai chi! massage helps with trigger points and eases spasm, but provides no exercise. ...Read more

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What herbal treatments are good for hip and knee joint pain?

What herbal treatments are good for hip and knee joint pain?

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

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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 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?

Muscular tightness: Hard to say based on available info, but since it sounds worse after exercise, maybe you need to cool down or do some post exercise stretching. If symptoms persist, you might need a good orthopedic
exam and possibly some physical therapy to alleviate your symptoms. ...Read more

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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, ?

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, ?

Seek exam: Hi
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

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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

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

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What are typical causes of knee joint pain?

What are typical causes of knee joint pain?

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

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What causes knee joint pain?

Many causes: 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

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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.

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.

Maybe: Depending on the degree of knee involvement, perhaps physical therapy may allow relief. Also, arch supports may help knee problems if there is a problem with flat feet! Good luck. ...Read more

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What would cause lateral knee joint pain that started as a muscle cramp in the upper calf?

What would cause lateral knee joint pain that started as a muscle cramp in the upper calf?

Knee pain: Could be a number of things. If cramping or pain persists should see md to rule blood clot and possible tear of meniscus. ...Read more

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How can you help someone struggling with knee joint pain?

How can you help someone struggling with knee joint pain?

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

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Sudden knee joint pain, what to do?

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

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How can I minimize knee joint pain?

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

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What to do if I have a little knee joint pain?

What to do if I have a little knee joint pain?

Very common...: Knee pain is very common. Most of the time it is related to activity and age related wear and tear on the joint. Red flags are pain that doesn't go away, swelling, instability, or painful catching. ...Read more

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I am 37 and I am starting to get knee joint pain?

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

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How to relieve knee joint pain effectively without much hassle?

How to relieve knee joint pain effectively without much hassle?

Let see if I: Understand your question? Relief knee pain? It depends were the pain coming fro. First you have to have diagnosis then treatment will follow. I hope I was helpful. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could it be advisable to take nutralite products for knee joint pain?

No: Nutrilite is a brand name encompassing numerous supplements under the amway label. Most are a waste of money for knee pain. If you want a supplement, use glucosamine/chondroitin. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of knee joint pain?

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

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Is there any home remedy for knee joint pain?

Is there any home remedy for knee joint pain?

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

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Can knee joint pain hurt behind my knee? Got a bulge there.

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

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How to heal knee joint pain quickly? Trying acupuncture plus pt. What else?

Need etiology: 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

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What can be done for a teenage athlete with knee joint pain everytime after sports?

What can be done for a teenage athlete with knee joint pain everytime after sports?

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

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What to do if I lowered my uric acid level to 2.9 mg/dl but still I have knee joint pain. Why?

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

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Exercise for knee joint pain?

Exercise for knee joint pain?

Varies: It really is based upon the specific cause of the knee pain. Don't hesitate to be seen for a specific diagnosis as to the source of your knee pain first. ...Read more

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How can one cure knee-joint pain?

How can one cure knee-joint pain?

Knee joint pain: Start with rest, ice, compression, elevation. If not better check with your doctor/orthopedic surgeon with good exam, history, and imaging. May need operative intervention if significant acl, meniscus, tendon, or arthritis problems. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve knee joint pain?

What can I do to relieve knee joint pain?

? Arthritis: Depending on the history this may be from injuring the knee in the past and now have arthritis in it.
At your age an xray may show some damage but an MRI will be more informative
try anti-inflammatories, advil (ibuprofen) etc and then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm having painful knee joint pain, what can I do?

I'm having painful knee joint pain, what can I do?

Knee pain: Try some ice and an anti-inflammatory pill. If no improvement get an xray. ...Read more

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How can I relieve knee joint pain effectively without much pain?

How can I relieve knee joint pain effectively without much pain?

C an ortho surg: If just due 2 some inflammatory problem, nsaids ice ; activity modification is painless if your stomach can't handle the medications. But the best is 2 c a specialist ; with a DX u can get a plan of treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
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Knee Pain (Definition)

The knee joint is the joint between three bone of the lower leg: the proximal tibia, the distal femur, and the patella. There are multiple causes of knee pain including degenerative, ...Read more