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My knees are hurting are constantly hurting. I am 27 yrs old, don't run or jump much - what could be the causes?
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Dr. John Ayres
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree
In brief: Many are possible
You haven't given us much history to go on, but possible causes include torn meniscus (cartilage), chondromalcia, osteochondral defect (ocd), arthritis, or referred pain from your hip or back.
You should see a trained health professional, get some x-rays, and get it taken care of. At 27 you are too young to have knee problems that interfere with what you want to do in life.

In brief: Many are possible
You haven't given us much history to go on, but possible causes include torn meniscus (cartilage), chondromalcia, osteochondral defect (ocd), arthritis, or referred pain from your hip or back.
You should see a trained health professional, get some x-rays, and get it taken care of. At 27 you are too young to have knee problems that interfere with what you want to do in life.
Dr. John Ayres
Dr. John Ayres
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Knee pain
How tall are you, and how much do you weigh? What sort of work do you do? Do you have to squat frequently? Do you have to kneel a lot or use your knees as in carpet laying? Answers to such questions will help us better understand the cause of your pain.
Or discuss the problem with your fp.

In brief: Knee pain
How tall are you, and how much do you weigh? What sort of work do you do? Do you have to squat frequently? Do you have to kneel a lot or use your knees as in carpet laying? Answers to such questions will help us better understand the cause of your pain.
Or discuss the problem with your fp.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Gary Weiner
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Many causes possible
Many causes are possible.
Some are related to recent or previous injuries or trauma. Some are related to inflammatory conditions of joints such as certain types of arthritis. It would be worthwhile to visit with a physician who can identify further issues regarding your history, perform an exam of your knees, possibly order an imaging exam, and suggest the likely cause of your pain.

In brief: Many causes possible
Many causes are possible.
Some are related to recent or previous injuries or trauma. Some are related to inflammatory conditions of joints such as certain types of arthritis. It would be worthwhile to visit with a physician who can identify further issues regarding your history, perform an exam of your knees, possibly order an imaging exam, and suggest the likely cause of your pain.
Dr. Gary Weiner
Dr. Gary Weiner
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