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Old 04-27-2004, 05:22 PM   #1
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Question Why do my knees get all red and blotchy?

When I stand for a long time or walk around alot, my knees get all red and blotchy and they feel warm to the touch. I don't wear shorts because of it. Anyone know what causes this?

 
Old 04-28-2004, 08:10 AM   #2
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Re: Why do my knees get all red and blotchy?

I have had the same exact problem starting when I was in highschool. I think I was 15 at the time.
I went to a few different doctors and no one could explain why. One said that it might be the cartilage rubbing against the bone and is wearing down. Another said it may be a form of arthritis (sp?). I would be sitting down and my knees would turn red and warm.
The last doctor I went to told me it would eventually go away as I get older. However, none of the doctors were sure of why this was happening.
To make a long story short, it did eventually stop by the time I was 25.

The only time it turns red now is if it is very hot out or when I am done taking a shower which I think has nothing to do with the original problem.

Did you always have this problem? If so, maybe it is just heat related.

I never thought I would see that someone had the same problem as I did.

I am curious to know your age if you don't mind.

 
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Old 04-28-2004, 08:25 AM   #3
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Re: Why do my knees get all red and blotchy?

Hi, I'm 21 now and I've had this since high school. It could be heat related, because I notice it mostly in warm weather... I wondered if maybe it was a circulation thing or something... It's not painful, but I have had a history of knee problems so maybe I have sensitive knees or something

 
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