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I m 29 years old can I take calcium and vitamin D without going for their levels & without dr prescription I have knee joint pain & I live in sweden

Absolutely, yes! Hi. And in fact, I'd encourage you to. However, please don't expect calcium and D supplements to improve your knee joint pain. Lifelong adequate calcium and vitamin D will help bone health, and you're right around the corner from your peak bone mass in life, after which your bone density, and with fair correlation bone quality, are in decline. Good luck, and I hope your knee pain is temporary! Read more...
Only if. Only if you have a baseline blood chemistry panel as there are medical conditions where they can cause problems. And only if you take the recommended RDA amounts. And only if you realize it won,t help your knee pain and you need to see someone for this knee pain. Read more...

I am 37 and I am starting to get knee joint pain?

Aging. You are likely getting some age related inflammation in the joint. It could be early arthritis, mild tendinitis, cartilage degeneration, or a bone cyst. As always, if the discomfort persists or worsens, seek care. Your physician may order a simple x-ray to help determine the cause of your symptoms. Read more...
Knee pain. Depending on the location of your pain & evaluation by your doc proper diagnosis can be made. At 37 and lack of an acute injury points to the following possible common problems: 1) front pain with stairs or squatiing: early patello-femoral arthritis , 2) pain on either sides: tendinitis or meniscus tears , 3) back of the knee: bakers cyst, 4) pain all over: arthritis/inflammation. Read more...

How can I get rid of knee joint pain?

Depends. Early: large quantities of herbal/nutritional antiinflammatories. Msm/glucosamine help to rebuild cartilage i find the injectable and sublingual forms superior to the pills. Prescriptions drugs are a danger to liver, kidneys, heart and stomach and should be considered short term. Advanced problems may require surgery and knee replacement to eliminate the problem. Don't forget physical therapy. Read more...

Serious knee joint pain. I cannot rest my knee because of restless leg syndrome and plmd? How can I alleviate these symptoms?

Doesn't sound RLS. Severe knee joint pain is not associated with either pmld or rls. You may have arthritis of the knee instead. You may have a combination of the two. Rls needs to be investigated for known medical causes like anemia and neuropathy and treated accordingly. If there are no underlying causes there are medications that help. Please get evaluated, your pcp can help you. Read more...

What can be done for a teenage athlete with knee joint pain everytime after sports?

Depends on the cause. Many teenagers experience pain with activities from softening of the cartilage of the kneecap or from growth plate traction (osgood-schlatter disease). These tend to be a mild ache and resolve with cessation of activity and ibuprofen. If the pain persists after the activity, is not relieved with ibuprofen, occurs at night, or is associated with swelling, see your orthopaedic surgeon. Read more...