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Why are my knees so rough?

Why are my knees so rough?

Iregular cartilage: Rough usually means crepitation which has multiple causes, the irregularity is the end result very rarely the cause. ...Read more

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I have very dark rough patches of skin on my knees from where I crawled around when I was a baby. Is there any way to get rid of these?

I have very dark rough patches of skin on my knees from where I crawled around when I was a baby.  Is there any way to get rid of these?

Psoriasis: You probably have a mild case of psoriasis. Try Hydrocortisone cream, which is probably not strong enough, but is available without a prescription. If that doesn't work, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Had knee pain 2 years ago had knee scope and had a lot of rough tissue scraped out now waking up in middle of night with same knee pain.would scope he?

Had knee pain 2 years ago had knee scope and had a lot of rough tissue scraped out now waking up in middle of night with same knee pain.would scope he?

Knee pain: More than likely you have ongoing degeneration of the knee. There are other options that may be considered - Steroid injection into the knee joint, Stem Cell/PRP injection into the knee joint. ...Read more

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I have a rough skin on my leg below the knee - used to itch but now it doesnt itch but has changed color - is this something I should worry about?

I have a rough skin on my leg below the knee - used to itch but now it doesnt itch but has changed color - is this something I should worry about?

Rash: It sounds like a rash, some rashes clears on its own. If the discoloration is an issue and if it is causing problem have it checked through Dermatologist ...Read more

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Had Knee Scope In2013where They scraped out a lot of rough cartilage out of my knee hasn't hurt since then until recently in softball any ideas why?

Had Knee Scope In2013where They scraped out a lot of rough cartilage out of my knee hasn't hurt since then until recently  in softball any ideas why?

It is unclear: what you injured in your knee but it needs to be evaluated again. Either return to your orthopedic surgeon or your PCP to get the process started. In the meantime Rest, Elevation, Ice, and compression (RICE.) ...Read more

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My 6 year old daughter is developing dark and rough skin on her elbows and knees. What could it be?

My 6 year old daughter is developing dark and rough skin on her elbows and knees. What could it be?

Psoriasis: Rough, scaly and itchy skin at the elbows and knees is very characteristic of psoriasis. She should be seen by a dermatologist as this is a life-long problem. ...Read more

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I got fitted for a Deroyal telescoping knee brace today. Nurse was very rough smashing on my knee inscision a. I'm in so much pain now. What do I do?

I got fitted for a Deroyal telescoping knee brace today. Nurse was very rough smashing on my knee inscision a. I'm in so much pain now. What do I do?

Apply Ice: After surgery and with the fitting of a brace which has caused pain ,one should elevate and apply ice . Take medications ordered by your physician or NSAIDS like Ibuprofen or Naproxen as directed. If the pain persists or worsens call or see your Orthopedic surgeon. Good luck. ...Read more