Am I young to have arthritis in both knees?

No. You are never too young if it is an inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis or psoriatic arthritis.
Arthritis. Yes, though it's certainly possible. So, if you're having continuing pain and/or knee stiffness you should get it checked out.
No. There are numerous arthritic problems that often occur in young males. Have a rheumatologist evaluate the problem.

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I have arthritis in both knees due to physical activity when I was younger. This has led to my knees swelling with fluid it also has caused adema in my lower leg and feet. Over the last few years it has turned into dark purple blotches on my calf's and fe

While . While arthritis in your knees may cause pain and swelling, rough dark purple blotches on your calves and feet are not typical. You may want to start with a dermatologist if your concern is the skin irregularities. If you are seeking treatment recommendations for the pain and swelling in your knees, then see an orthopedic surgeon. Read more...

I had meniscus repair last july constant pain in knee no relief found out I have arthritis in both knees had therapy 3times what about knee replace?

Strengthening is key. Unclear had 3 pt x3 only! if that's the case, a more aggressive & targeted approach is suggested. At 33 years old, not sure if knee replacement is best option & should discuss all options with your ortho. If still grey, can consider regenerative injection therapy with derivatives of hyaluronic acid, plorotherpay, prp, mesenchymal stem cell/autologous bone marrow injection. Read more...
Yes. In fact more so, since less meniscus is left in the joint. Consider stem cell therapy if it is an option for you. May preserve the meniscus and keep acl strong. Look at Regenexx.Com... Read more...

I have moderate/severe arthritis in both knees. I'm already on a signifigant amount of pain rx's. I'm looking for ways to ease morning pain/stiffness.?

Try alternative med. I'm an internist, and also practice functional medicine, so my answer will reflect both practices. "moderate/severe arthritis, " and "significant amount of pain rx's" means smthn is not working. Correct diagnosis? Osteo vs rheumatoid arth? If you have correct diagnosis and still not working, explore treatments like magnesium, fish oil, avoid processed foods salt and sugar, water, green tea. Read more...
Knee pain. Talk to your doctor about referral to an orthopedic surgeon for injection of synvisc (hylan g-f 20) or some similar agent which can help for a few months. Steroid injections might also help as well as some other medications such as Cymbalta which has recently been approved for pain from osteoarthritis. Sounds like you may eventually need total knee replacement surgery. Read more...

I am 44 w. Degenerative arthritis in both knees. What are the options?

Knee DJD. Rest, weight control, gentle exercise program, glucosamine, nsaid, omega3, cortisone & viscous injections, external laser, swim, rarely a scope, sometimes partial knee, total knee. Read more...

My 17 yr old daughter has arthritis in both knees after multiple surg. Besides divlofenac is there anything more u can do to alleviate her pain?

Knee pains . There are so many none esteroidal anti inflammatory drugs, her 1ry care physician or orthopedic should provide her with an alternative if the current meds are not helping, knee support sleeve, heat or ice all can help alleviate the pain, physical therapy can help alleviate her symptoms & also improve joint stability & range of motion. I hope she gets better soon. Good luck. . Read more...

Can arthritis in both knees cause your legs to have random pain from toes to thigh with occasional burning? 2 negative d dimers

Arthritis. Arthritis in the knee usually causes discomfort in and around the joint itself. Pains and burning from toes to thighs may be due to iritability or damage in the nerves of the limbs. Such neuropathy may be due to vitamin deficiency(b12), diabetes, alcohol excess and other toxic factors. A neurologist could evaluate you. Read more...