Painful knee

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Henoch-Schönlein purpura

Henoch-Schönlein purpura ("hen-awk shern-line purr-purr-ah") is a rare condition, usually seen in children, that causes blood vessels to become inflamed.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Bruise-like rash
  • Abdominal pain
  • High temperature
  • Pain in more than one joint
  • Painful knee

More information on Henoch-Schönlein purpura is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a condition that causes joints to become painful and stiff.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Hip pain
  • Painful knee
  • Single joint stiffness
  • Single swollen joint
  • Stiff knee

More information on Osteoarthritis is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.