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Why is my knee swollen and pop when walking?

Why is my knee swollen and pop when walking?

No age?: If you are under 30 i'd suspect meniscus injury.Over that age opens a huge box of reasons.If not really painful i'd recommend "watchful waiting" and continue walking. ...Read more

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My knee is swollen, stiff and painful what's wrong?

My knee is swollen, stiff and painful what's wrong?

Water on knee: Sounds like you have fluid in your knee. It can be from an infection, injury, or arthritis. It should be evaluated asap by your doctor, an orthopedic surgeon, or go to the er. Bloodwork, xrays, and possibly an aspiration may be needed. You also have to worry about lyme disease which can be detected by a blood test. ...Read more

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Why is my big toe swollen and painful?

Why is my big toe swollen and painful?

Several reasons: Injury, gout, infection, circulotory disorder are all possiblities. See a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Why is my knee swollen and popping when I walk?

Why is my knee swollen and popping when I walk?

Something new?: Swelling from knee can be from trauma/injury, infection(i.E lyme disease), gout, and rheumatologic diseases etc.. Sometime effusion/swelling occurs without known cause. When it is swollen, the knee is less stable and popping and "giving-out" can occur. Take it easy, becareful walking on uneven ground/steps. Motrin/aleve may help. Consult doc to find the cause/treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is causing my ankle to become swollen and painful?

What is causing my ankle to become swollen and painful?

Pain : Many causes, is it from an injury. If not when does it swell. Morning or evening. Any other joints swollen. These all have to be taken into consideration to determine the cause. ...Read more

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My ankles and knees are very swollen and hurt. My left wrist is also sore. My mouth is extremly dry. Should i go to ER ?

My ankles and knees are very swollen and hurt.  My left wrist is also sore.  My mouth is extremly dry.  Should i go to ER ?

Swollen joints: If one joint was swollen, i would be more likely to recommend er evaluation to rule out septic arthritis; a bad infection that attacks a joint. In your case, you are having pain in multiple joints all over the body. This is more likely indicating a systemic type of arthritis. I would advise evaluation by either your primary physician or a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Why is my ankle swollen everyday?

Why is my ankle swollen everyday?

Swelling: There are many reasons for swelling ranging from too much salt in your diet to problems with your kidneys liver or circulation. You should schedule a visit to your primary care provider to find the source of the swelling. ...Read more

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Why is my knee cap and around my knee warm, red and swollen?

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Why is my knee cap and around my knee warm, red and swollen?

Possible infection: Concerning for infection: possibly of the prepatellar bursa. Hallmarks for infection are: hot, red, swollen, painful. If it isnt getting better would go in to be seen. ...Read more

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Why could my toe be swollen and painful?

Why could my toe be swollen and painful?

Many things: Could be an ingrown toenail, could be a fracture if you injured the toe, fungal infection. See a podiatrist ...Read more

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What is causing my ankle to be itchy and painful after my knee injury?

What is causing my ankle to be itchy and painful after my knee injury?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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Why could my feet and knees be painful and swollen?

Why could my feet and knees be painful and swollen?

A few things: Excess dietary sodium can cause fluid retention, which can explain swelling in the foot, ankles and legs. It can also be due to other medical issues as well, such as hypertension, diabetes, vein problems or other circulatory issues, arthritis and certain medication use. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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My knee hurts, is swollen, red and feels like it has fever, why

My knee hurts, is swollen, red and feels like it has fever, why

Depends: Could be as simple as a tendinitis or bursitis, or as severe as an infections. Also could be an autoimmune disease. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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How is it that my ankle is itchy and painful after my knee injury?

How is it that my ankle is itchy and painful after my knee injury?

Difficult : To answer. Sometimes with an injury near bone. Nerves can be effected and cause an itching sensation. Check area for rash ot allergic reaction to ant bandage around the knee and don't scratch! ...Read more

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Why is my knee swelling and i haven't hurt it?

Why is my knee swelling and i haven't hurt it?

Arthritis: Numerous arthritic conditions cause knee swelling and have no relation to trauma. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Injured my ankle and after 2 months it is still inflamed and very painful, i can't point my toes out straight and straighten my ankle, what is it? Tnx

Injured my ankle and after 2 months it is still inflamed and very painful, i can't point my toes out straight and straighten my ankle, what is it? Tnx

Can take time: After a couple of months and your ankle still hurts, there are some things to consider: how long was it immobilized, what kind of x-rays have been taken? Ankle sprains can take a while, but you are relating a lot of inflammation. Under normal circumstances, there is bound to be some stiffness, but not so much inflammation. Ankle sprains could also be a "subchondral fracture" of the ankle. ...Read more

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