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Why do my knees hurt in the cold?

Why do my knees hurt in the cold?

Arthritic: Many pts. With osteoarthritis have arthralgias when temperatures go down. It is probably the most common reason. A very low possibility would be cold agglutinins present in your blood. Consult with a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Frederick Buechel
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Knee Pain (Definition)

Knee pain is a clinical finding in which the joint (where the bones meet) of the knee is painful to move. This can occur with Injury, arthritis, crystal build up in joints, ...Read more


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Why do my knees hurt in the cold immediately after I enter a warmer area than outside? I am young and athletic with no prior major knee injuries.

Why do my knees hurt in the cold immediately after I enter a warmer area than outside? I am young and athletic with no prior major knee injuries.

Many times an area-: -that's very cold is suddenly warmed it is uncomfortable. I ride a Harley & in cold weather my hands get almost frozen. I learned my lesson fast. Tried to warm them under warm water and the pain was horrible. Slow warming up is the best. In your case it's the same, but just not able to do slowly. ...Read more

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44y old 4weeks pregnant lower abdominal pain legs and knees hurt headache always feeling cold had to wear woolen socks all the time tire fast?

Non specific symptom: Unless you have underlying medical issues (such as hypothyroidism etc) I would not be concerined if these symptoms are transient. Lots of hydration, rest may help overcome these symptoms. Best wishes Dr M ...Read more

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I'm only 26 why do my knees hurt so bad ?

I'm only 26 why do my knees hurt so bad ?

Look at your feet: See if you are pronated or flatfooted as this is one thing from a podiatric point of view that could cause knee pain. If this is the case you can try an orthotic. Of course the are other causes of knee pain...but I thought I'd throw that out there.. ...Read more

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Why do my knees hurt when my knees are bent?

Why do my knees hurt when my knees are bent?

Hard to say: Flexed knees increase tension on the patellar tendon and compression on the patella articulate surface. Flexed knees also pinch on the posterior horns of you meniscus. ...Read more

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Why do my knees hurt so badly? I am always in pain. Am I missing something in my diet?

Why do my knees hurt so badly? I am always in pain. Am I missing something in my diet?

No: You are missing a professional examination and xray interpretation. Please make an appointment to be seen and use OTC anti inflammatory medication like Advil or Aleve, (naproxen) if not allergic to these medications. BioFreeze Lotion is also quite helpful until seen and evaluated. ...Read more

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Im 24 and I teach zumba, why do my knees hurt?

Im 24 and I teach zumba, why do my knees hurt?

Many possibilities.: Most likely it is due to overuse, but it could be due to a lot of different reasons. Knee pain can be due to gout, infection, or due to tendon, cartilage, or bone abnormalities. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Why do my knees hurt after I go for a run?

Why do my knees hurt after I go for a run?

Couple of things: You may have an inbalance of your feet and knees. Your shoes may be worn out. Try using and orthotic to give shock absorbtion and stability to your feet. ...Read more