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Why Is My Knee Hot To The Touch
Needs to be checked: Swelling of the both knees after a fall 2 months ago needs to be checked by your doctor or an orthopedic Specialist You may use ice if it help or may be a hot pack.But don't forget to get it checked ...Read moreGet help now ›
1yr old boy has hot knees. Like, they are red and hot to the touch? It's been like this for a few months now. Is this weird? Or not?
See a pediatrician: While this could be nothing, even just related to crawling, there is a type of juvenile onset rheumatoid arthritis and a couple other inflammatory issues you should rule out. See your pediatrician and just ask them to take a look and do an exam and they will most likely be able to see and feel if it looks inflammatory or not. If there is any pain, make the appointment as soon as possible. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Slipped on ice yesterday landed on knee, very painful, red, hot to the touch & swollen but no cut, im over 400lbs is this normal or should I worry?
Fracture knee cap: It is possible, you fractured your knee cap. Can you extend your leg ? I think at leas an x-ray is in order. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Need more info: any fever? are there skin changes where the warmth is? any rash? Was there any trauma to the area? any underlying medical problems? Would need an evaluation by a physician to determine diagnosis and next step in evaluation/treatment. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Two and a half weeks ago I had arthroscopic knee surgery, my knee still feels hot to the touch. Is that normal at this point?
Inflammation: Hot implies inflammation. Increased warmth is common a couple weeks after surgery, but if accompanied by significant pain or redness, then an urgent evaluation is necessary to rule out an infection. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Woke up with red, swollen and hot to the touch knee 2 days ago. This afternoon noticed that the red has spread further around the knee. Tender to touc?
Any injury?: Many things can cause a red and swollen knee. Have you had any recent injury? Arthritis can cause this. Also, gout can lead to these findings. Bursitis with joint effusion is another possibility. If you have fevers, infection is a concern. Please see your doctor for a complete exam. ...Read moreGet help now ›
My husband woke up this morning with a burning pain in his right knee. It wasnt constant, but came in spasms, and it felt hot to the touch. Is it gout?
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My dad has been getting intense pain down the leg bellow knees. What could cause that? It gets worse with ice and it feels hot to the touch
Let him see his DR: To check for pad/ circulation problem, cellulitis , neuropathy etc .He needs a comprehensive evaluation including blood work ekg spirometry colonoscopy if not done yet etcgive us some feedback! ...Read moreGet help now ›
I'm only 19, when I do exercise or abit of running etc. My knees get red and feel like they are burning and are very hot to the touch, any ideas why?
Knee pain: Several possibilities. If there are no other areas of complaints. See an orthopaedic. To find the cause. Both knees painfull and swollen is not normal. The dr will check alignment, joint health and can advise on exercise options. ...Read moreGet help now ›
My 16 mo old boy gets red, hot to the touch knees 1-3 days a month. He acts irritable and wants to be carried on these days. Should i be concerned?
Yes: Consult with pediatric rheumatologist. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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