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Have paining knees, advised knee brace, physio therapy, told platella not growing right. Cause?

Hi, I am 21 years old and have suffered with pain on my knees. Both knees hurt but the left one hurts the most. It is a sharp pain around and right on my knee cap, a doctor has told me 5 years to wear a knee brace, go to physical therapy and that my patella wasn't growing in the right position...this past week, my knees started hurting more than it used to before, but the doctors haven't given me an actual diagnoses, what could be causing this pain?
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Asked On : Wed, 10 Apr 2013
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Hi. You need MRI's of both knees to further evaluate the problem. It sounds as though you may have chondromalacia patellae which is a deterioration of the cartilage behind the kneecap. If that's the case, you may need arthroscopic surgery to resolve the problem
Answered: Wed, 3 Jul 2013
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