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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.

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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
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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.

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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?

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

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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..

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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.

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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.

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

I'm 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.

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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.

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Why do my knees hurt walking downhill but not uphill?

Why do my knees hurt walking downhill but not uphill?

Patellofemoral: Often kneecap pain will cause more pain going down hill.

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Why do my knees hurt in the morning whenever I eat meat?

Why do my knees hurt in the morning whenever I eat meat?

No relationship: Unfortunately, there is no physical relationship between meat consumption and joint pain.

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Why do my knees hurt really bad and make a cruching noise when I walk?

Several possibles: The can be several possible causes. See an orthopedist to find out what is causing your problem.

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I started walking daily and now my knees hurt very badly! Why do my knees hurt now?

I started walking daily and now my knees hurt very badly! Why do my knees hurt now?

Varies: There are a variety of reasons for a person to have knee pain with walking and an exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause, so I would not hesitate to be seen. Arthritis and internal derangement of the knee would be uncommon in a 37 year old without injury. TFL syndrome is most common cause, which is a tendonitis of a tendon on outside of thigh that inserts on outside of knee

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Why do my knees hurt after playing sports?

Many possibilities.: There are many possible answers to your question depending on what sports, and what is your age, sex, body build and fitness level. If you are older (or younger) you may have some arthritis or you may simply not be in appropriate condition for the sport you are participating in.

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Why do my knees hurt, stiff neck, hair and skin super dry, headaches, nausea and my stool is green and I'm always constipated. Blood work normal?

Why do my knees hurt, stiff neck, hair and skin super dry, headaches, nausea and my stool is green and I'm always constipated. Blood work normal?

? Fibromyalgia: 18 y female with symptoms of pain in head, knees, neck, nauseousness & constipation has "normal blood work". Fibromyalgia becomes a consideration, and a rheumatologist might be consulted. If fibromyalgia is diagnosed, then medications can be used for pain. Several alternative and complementary medical therapies have been demonstrated to be efficacious for fibromyalgia.

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My knees hurt,what can I do?

My knees hurt,what can I do?

Check stability: Instability is the most common cause, but evaluation for arthritis and for ligament and meniscus damage is important.

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My knees hurt after doing deadlifts.

My knees hurt after doing deadlifts.

Check with a trainer: Have an experienced trainer check on your form. If the problem continues change your exercise --- the particular exercise isn't worth years of bad knees.