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What causes a pain in the knees?

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Dr. Mark Sacher
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many causes

Osteo or rheumatoid arthritis, chondromalasia, medial or lateral meniscus tear, collateral ligament tear, intra-articulate hemorrhage from trauma or bleeding disorders, joint effusion, and osgood schlater syndrome.

In brief: Many causes

Osteo or rheumatoid arthritis, chondromalasia, medial or lateral meniscus tear, collateral ligament tear, intra-articulate hemorrhage from trauma or bleeding disorders, joint effusion, and osgood schlater syndrome.
Dr. Mark Sacher
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Dr. Amir Khan
Sports Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Many causes

There could be many reasons for your knee pains ranging from traumatic or non-traumatic causes.
Early arthritis/wear/tear likely in your case. Other common causes include sprains, strains, bursitis, tendinitis, ligament injury or meniscus tear. Rheumatologic diseases could also cause knee pains. See an orthopedic surgeon for clarity in diagnosis.

In brief: Many causes

There could be many reasons for your knee pains ranging from traumatic or non-traumatic causes.
Early arthritis/wear/tear likely in your case. Other common causes include sprains, strains, bursitis, tendinitis, ligament injury or meniscus tear. Rheumatologic diseases could also cause knee pains. See an orthopedic surgeon for clarity in diagnosis.
Dr. Amir Khan
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