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Why Do My Knees Ache Every Time I Start Running Or Walk Down The Stairs
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For 1month knee pain and can spread to leg.Aches and hard to walk up and down stairs.Can be quiet dull or sharp.I'm not athletic 20 y/o.Cancer?Worried
Doubtful: Cancer is statistically extremely unlikely. Much more likely at your age would be conditions such as chondromalacia (wear and tear of the kneecap cartilage) or possibly cartilage wear and tear within the knee joint itself. I would recommend seeing a physician for evaluation since symptoms have been present for a month. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Pain could be due to patellar tendonitis (try knee strap) or irritated/early wear of the cartilage area around the patella (try knee sleeve with a cutout for knee cap). Other causes could include a plica and osgood schlatters. For starters avoid stairs, knee extension machines, deep knee squats, lunges etc. Try ice, therapy, nsaid'. If persists see an orthopedist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
F, 50, could knee pain go away on its own with time after running injury? Had arthro surg. 1 yr. Ago, no luck. Still hurts to walk mri's, xrays good
Outer & back of knee pain along with calf ache, mild swelling, dull/burning thats worst when sitting/laying down. Ok to walk. Hurst more while resting?
Knee pain: back of knee, inner side of knee is sore. If bent it hurts to straighten and vice versa. Hurts to walk at times. X-ray clear ?
I have knee pain and been told it's probably runners knee. It's getting worse running or walking up/down hills/stairs. Buckles a lot. Painful.
Knee pain. No swelling or redness. Feels like bones crunching together when I walk up or down stairs.
Right acute knee pain, burning and bruise- like feeling. Whole kneecap is worse, along its bottom. Stairs are very difficult to use, and it hurts any time i walk. Had a negative x- ray.
Patellofemoral pain?: Based on your description of the problem, your young age, and a negative x-ray, i'm suspicious that your pain may be patellofemoral in nature. If this is the case, exercises to strengthen the quadriceps can be very helpful. An elastic knee brace may also help. Since the symptoms are acute, it is possible that you have a torn tendon or ligament. Ultrasound or MRI can be very helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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