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There are 27 possible causes of knee pain

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Possible Causes - Listed in order from the most common to the least.

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Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis is a form of arthritis that primarily affects your spine. It causes severe inflammation of the vertebrae that might eventually lead to chronic pain and disability. In more advanced cases, th...

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Reactive Arthritis (Reiter's Syndrome)

Reiter's syndrome, also known as reactive arthritis or post-infectious arthritis, produces inflammation, swelling, and pain in the joints due to infection elsewhere in the body. Other parts of the body may also b...

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Chondromalacia

Chondromalacia, also known as "runner's knee," is a condition where the cartilage on the undersurface of the patella (knee cap) deteriorates and softens. This condition is common among young, athletic individuals, bu...

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Rheumatic Fever

Rheumatic fever is one of the complications associated with strep throat. The condition usually appears in children between the ages of 5 and 15, even though older children and adults have been known to contract th...

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Toxic Synovitis

Toxic synovitis is a temporary condition that causes hip pain in children. It's also known as transient synovitis. According to the Nemours Foundation, this condition is the leading cause of hip discomfort in kid...

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Kawasaki Disease

Kawasaki disease is a rare but serious illness that causes heart problems in children. It is a form of a condition called vasculitis (inflammation of the blood vessels). The blood vessels include arteries, veins, an...

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What is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder characterized by unexplained pain in muscles and joints throughout the body. Read our doctor-reviewed articles and learn about fibromyalgia now.

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