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I am a 50 year old male. For no apparent reason (no recent trauma, etc.), my right knee hurts when I bend it. What could be wrong?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Need an evaluation

You evaluation will define if you have a cartilge problem, a tendon problem, a bursitis problem or an arthritis problem. Each of these could explain your problem. Do you have knee swelling? This could be a clue.
You evaluation will help clarify these possibilities.

In brief: Need an evaluation

You evaluation will define if you have a cartilge problem, a tendon problem, a bursitis problem or an arthritis problem. Each of these could explain your problem. Do you have knee swelling? This could be a clue.
You evaluation will help clarify these possibilities.
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Dr. Brian Crownover
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Arthritis

Given your age, wear and tear arthritis (osteoarthritis) is most likely but degenerative meniscus is also common.
You need an exam.

In brief: Arthritis

Given your age, wear and tear arthritis (osteoarthritis) is most likely but degenerative meniscus is also common.
You need an exam.
Dr. Brian Crownover
Dr. Brian Crownover
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