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Having knee pain. No injury. Any reason? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jun-2013
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User:Hello doctor
Doctor:How are you doing
User:yes i am fine
User:thank you
User:i am having knee pain from last week
Doctor:which knee?
User:right knee
Doctor:any injury/fall or anything?
User:nothing happend
Doctor:what is your height and weight
User:i can recognise only this, i was standing and playing carrom for half an hour last wednesday
User:from that only i having this
Doctor:It shouldnt be due to that
User:i get pain only when i walk or shake the leg
Doctor:It decreases on reesting?
User:my height 5.2 or 3 and my weight is 58
Doctor:Thats fine
Doctor:does the pain decrease on resting?
User:from today morning its little high
Doctor:what I mean to say is that does the pain disappear when you lie down
User:no not exactly, there is little pain even on resting
Doctor:ANy kind of swelling or redness that you can see?
Doctor: XXXXXXX in all probability it should be a pulled muscle
Doctor:But it can also be arthritis
Doctor:What I would suggest is that you apply diclofenac ointment on the knee
Doctor:and do some hot fomentation
Doctor:If the pain persists after a week
Doctor:We'll get a Xray done and see whats going on
Doctor:The hot fomentation needs to be done with a hot water bottle
Doctor:or with a electric heating pad
Doctor:Have you been running on the treadmill or anything?
Doctor:So please do this for a week
Doctor:and hopefully you'll be better
Doctor:Otherwise Xray Right knee AP and Lateral View would be required
User:ok thanks
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help with?
User:no thats all
User:thanks you doctor
Doctor:Thank you for consulting me
Doctor:have a good day ahead
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