Knee Pain - Prognosis

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What is the prognosis of knee pain?

Frequently, knee pain will occur for a short period of time and then resolve. Sometimes it can return a few weeks or months later. If your knee pain becomes chronic, it is important to get it evaluated to avoid further damage to cartilage, bones, or ligaments. Prognosis depends on the underlying causes of the pain.

With modern surgical techniques, it's possible to relieve many of the knee pain syndromes and return to an active lifestyle.

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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: franka53, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: November 25

I have had severe knee pain in both knees, to the point where I am unable to walk or feel any pain relief at all. I am taking morphine 60 mg 3 times a day, Percocet 10/325 3 times a day and Dilaudid 8 mg and I still have no relief. I had knee injections of Synvisc and this worked in conjunction with Osteo Bi-Flex for 5 years, the first time it was injected. With no relief from pain in sight, and my agitation being quick from pain, I do not know what I can do.

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