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My knees.Swell why.?

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Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Inflammation

Knee swelling is an inflammatory response to some type of knee injury (fracture, ligament tear, etc.
) , degenerative condition (osteoarthritis) or inflammatory condition (gout, rheumatoid arthritis, infection). The most common causes include osteoarthritis, meniscal tears and injury to the cartilage that covers the bone called chondromalacia. It is important to see a physician to uncover causes.

In brief: Inflammation

Knee swelling is an inflammatory response to some type of knee injury (fracture, ligament tear, etc.
) , degenerative condition (osteoarthritis) or inflammatory condition (gout, rheumatoid arthritis, infection). The most common causes include osteoarthritis, meniscal tears and injury to the cartilage that covers the bone called chondromalacia. It is important to see a physician to uncover causes.
Dr. Frank Holmes
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: Arthritis?

Swelling of both knees, without swelling down to the shins and ankles and feet, would usually be from arthritis in the knees.

In brief: Arthritis?

Swelling of both knees, without swelling down to the shins and ankles and feet, would usually be from arthritis in the knees.
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Arthrits or not

We can evaluate you, examine you, x-ray you, do lab tests on you and remove fluid from your knees.
This can help in identifying why you have swelling in your knees and if this is arthritis and what kind of arthritis you have. This will help answer your question.

In brief: Arthrits or not

We can evaluate you, examine you, x-ray you, do lab tests on you and remove fluid from your knees.
This can help in identifying why you have swelling in your knees and if this is arthritis and what kind of arthritis you have. This will help answer your question.
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