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I have had severe patella tendonitis in my right knee for

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JA: Hi. What is your issue regarding?
Customer: I have had severe patella tendonitis in my right knee for about 2 years, I know my muscles are strong. I am over weight but it can also be a mechanical or alignment issue. Could this be happening cause of a structural or mechincal/alignment issue in my body or can it be cause low testorone or just over use? what should i do?
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?
Customer: i cannot tell when my knee is swollen but it flares up and hurts a lot some times mostly going down and up stairs and athletic movements, but walking is minimal pain
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: i am taking abilify due to mental illness
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Sawhney replied 4 months ago.
Thanks for your question.
I am Dr Sawhney an orthopedic surgeon and I am reviewing your question.
I will respond shortly.
Expert:  Dr.Sawhney replied 4 months ago.
Do you have any obvious malalignment or deformity in the lower limb?
What is your age and gender?
Are you involved in any athletic activities?
What treatments if any have you tried so far?