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I have knee pain and i'm only 20. Does that mean i'm going to have a ton of problems when I get older?

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Dr. Matthew Enna
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not necessarily

Do you recall any specific trauma to your knee, or did this just come on spontaneously? Does it hurt all the time or just with certain activities? Have you tried ice, heat, and/or anti-inflammatories? If you have not, you can try that first.
If it's a constant pain, then you should consider seeing an orthopaedic surgeon for a physical exam and x-rays.

In brief: Not necessarily

Do you recall any specific trauma to your knee, or did this just come on spontaneously? Does it hurt all the time or just with certain activities? Have you tried ice, heat, and/or anti-inflammatories? If you have not, you can try that first.
If it's a constant pain, then you should consider seeing an orthopaedic surgeon for a physical exam and x-rays.
Dr. Matthew Enna
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Dr. Rhett Griggs
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not

Necessarily. Work on strength and balance of strength.
.And get evaluated.

In brief: Not

Necessarily. Work on strength and balance of strength.
.And get evaluated.
Dr. Rhett Griggs
Dr. Rhett Griggs
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