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Home remedies for chronic knee pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi I have been having knee pain for a while and i have gone to the doctor what should i do
Doctor :   Did the doctor advice you anything?
Doctor :   Did you follow that?
User :   yea physical therapy but tht didn't help
Doctor :   What is your age
Doctor :   Occupation
User :   18
User :   teacher
Doctor :   Do you play a sport
Doctor :   regularly
User :   yea basketball, softball and sometimes volleyball
Doctor :   Did the doctor advice you some pain killers?
User :   no
User :   just iburprofen
Doctor :   Since how long you have pain
User :   like 1 1/2 years
Doctor :   If it is too long what precautions did yu take
Doctor :   Do you have fever when you have pain
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have swelling ?
User :   yea
Doctor :   Where is the pain exactly
User :   should i go back in and see the doctor again or wht
Doctor :   What is the frequency
User :   my whole knee
User :   every day
Doctor :   which part of the day
User :   all day
Doctor :   how large it swells?
User :   medium and not alot it depend
User :   depends
Doctor :   I think you need to be thoroughly investigated upon
User :   ok
Doctor :   with xray, blood tests
Doctor :   good examinatin
User :   my mom won't take me in
Doctor :   Why is it so?
User :   idk
User :   i don't know
User :   what can i do as homecare
Doctor :   I think you have to stop playing first for few days
Doctor :   You can rub pain balms and put hot fomentation

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