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What Does It Mean When The Cartilage In My Knee Is Swollen
Cartilage is a specialized type of tissue found in joints and areas that two bones come together. It is made up of specialized cells that live in the midst of proteins and sugars that absorb and release water similar to a sponge. Healthy cartilage helps decrease friction in joints, absorbs shock and protects the ends of the bone. Degradation of ...Read more
Water on knee: Sounds like you have fluid in your knee. It can be from an infection, injury, or arthritis. It should be evaluated asap by your doctor, an orthopedic surgeon, or go to the er. Bloodwork, xrays, and possibly an aspiration may be needed. You also have to worry about lyme disease which can be detected by a blood test. ...Read more
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Knee swelling: This is abnormal and means something is wrong with the joint. See a doctor for a workup. ...Read more
My knee is swollen from scrubbing floors. Has been for two weeks also calf swells can't put weight on it please advise.
Housemaid's knee: You have pre pattler bursitis or housemaid' s knee from scrubing floors which can be cured with rest and ice. However, the swelling of your calf may be worrisome. You may have a deep vein thrombosis and i advise you to see a vascular surgeon or go to the er asap. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a lateral release july 25th. Now the outside of my knee is swollen and hard. Is this normal? What would cause it?
My knee is swollen and painful after jumping up for a shot in basketball. It did not hurts but the second it started to hurt ?
Needs evaluation: A swollen knee in a 23 year old can be many things but is usually something significant. You should be evaluated by an orthopedist and you should have xrays. ...Read more
How can I tell if my knee is swollen and what causes swollen knees? My knees feel like they have pressure and i feel a slight pain. Doesnt bother me.
Went to step off a patio, thought it was a step down but there was no step it was about 3 ft. Now my knee is swollen and i can not walk without help.
Back of my knee is swollen can it be because I'm putting a lot of pressure on it because I'm on crutches if not what can it be, do i seek medical help?
Modify your exercise: Ah...The 50's. Have you tried r.I.C.E. Therapy. Rest. Which is to take it easy for a while. Apply ice every 15 minutes for the first few hours. Compress it with an ace wrap or neoprene brace and elevate the limb, like on a pillow. You can safely add Ibuprofen or naproxen, if you have no allergies and take no other meds (if you do, ask your pharmacist first). ...Read more
I got bite by an insect on my knee since friday and the area seems to have gotten worst, I have pain going up my leg and my knee is swollen & red.
Pain?: Any injuries, does fluid go away right away, any other joints involved? Should have evaluated. ...Read more
I slipped in shower banged my knee into the metal trim where door is now my knee is swollen and feels like my whole leg is numb.
I got into a car accident this past tuesday night, the back of my knee is swollen and feels (warm), and aches. Is this an injury?
Likely: If the knee was not a problem before the mva, then it was likely injured in the accident. ...Read more
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