Patient Comments: Knee Pain - Prognosis

What is your knee pain prognosis?

Comment from: Tennis, Male (Patient) Published: March 18

I believe I had my knee pain from playing tennis a few months back. The pain is on my left inner knee. Usually, I ice my left knee to reduce the pain every time I exercise and feel pain. I feel the pain in my knee when the weather gets cold. I've had knee pain for more than 1 month now. I am planning to see a specialist to see if I need to have surgery.

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Comment from: Denise, 55-64 Female (Caregiver) Published: May 30

I was told I have a little osteoarthritis in my knees. However, I was laid up for 3 days with serious pain in my left knee. I have an active job and go up and down a lot of stairs.

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Comment from: 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: July 25

I have been having serious pain in both of my knees for the last 2 weeks or so and it happens when I go to sit or get up. It's the worst when I am bending down to pick something up and when I exercise. I am going to get a hold of my doctor and hopefully it is not arthritis. I am only 30 and I am too young for that.

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