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What can cause knee swelling for years?

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Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Many things

Any of the forms of arthritis, gout, meniscus tear, instability, pseudogout.
........Many others.

In brief: Many things

Any of the forms of arthritis, gout, meniscus tear, instability, pseudogout.
........Many others.
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Dr. G Jason Hunt
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Dr. David Schleimer
Dentistry - Orthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Many things

Long term joint swelling is associated with arthritis (rheumatoid and osteiod), repeated trauma (runner, especially on paved surfaces), anatomical joint anomalies and possibly postural asymmetry (one leg shorter than other i.
E) long term swelling is an indication of a chronic, ongoing pathology of the area and should be evaluated by an orthopedist/surgeon.

In brief: Many things

Long term joint swelling is associated with arthritis (rheumatoid and osteiod), repeated trauma (runner, especially on paved surfaces), anatomical joint anomalies and possibly postural asymmetry (one leg shorter than other i.
E) long term swelling is an indication of a chronic, ongoing pathology of the area and should be evaluated by an orthopedist/surgeon.
Dr. David Schleimer
Dr. David Schleimer
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