Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Underlying Cause Anatomy

Knee Pain (bilateral) Overview

What is knee pain (bilateral)?
A person with bilateral knee pain has discomfort in the structures of both knees. Knee pain may be due to injury, inflammation or infection.

What are the symptoms of knee pain (bilateral)?
Symptoms of a knee pain include knee swelling, knee tenderness, and bruising of the knee. More serious symptoms include fever, severe knee pain, and redness of the skin overlying the knee joint.

How does the doctor treat knee pain (bilateral)?
Treatment of knee pain depends on the underlying cause. Treatment may include rest, elevation, cold compresses, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain. Some may benefit from antibiotics, crutches, and an elastic wrap to the knee.

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