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What should I do to relieve the shooting pain in my knee?

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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
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In brief: Shooting Knee Pain

"shooting" knee pain can come from: arthritis.
Torn meniscus. Trauma to the knee cap. A bursitis around the knee (pes anserine). Trapping of a little fold of the joint lining in the joint crease. Of these i think the most likely cause of a transient "shooting" pain would be a torn, or partially torn, meniscus (cartilage). Which side of the joint is affected will help pin down the cause.

In brief: Shooting Knee Pain

"shooting" knee pain can come from: arthritis.
Torn meniscus. Trauma to the knee cap. A bursitis around the knee (pes anserine). Trapping of a little fold of the joint lining in the joint crease. Of these i think the most likely cause of a transient "shooting" pain would be a torn, or partially torn, meniscus (cartilage). Which side of the joint is affected will help pin down the cause.
Dr. Colin Kerr
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Find the reason

You have to find the reason for that shooting pain and take care of it.
Good luck thanks.

In brief: Find the reason

You have to find the reason for that shooting pain and take care of it.
Good luck thanks.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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