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Why Is My Knee Hot To The Touch
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 more
My right knee is heating up from the inside. It's not hot to the touch and it doesn't hurt at all.
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?
See a docotor: Redness, swelling and pain could indicate bleeding in the knee, a bad bruise, a bad sprain or a fracture. Serious injury is less likely if you can bear weight on that leg. Sharp pain could mean a fracture. If you cannot afford a doc, put ice on it, take aleve, (naproxen) elevate and rest it for2-3 days and if it is not much better seek medical advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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?
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?
I received a bug bite 2-3 days ago, in the back of knee. Today it is three times the size, swollen, red, itchy, hot to the touch. Help?
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 more
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