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Knee got twisted, rigidity and pain also in foot, difficult to sit and stand, weight put on left leg for climbing and walking, no swelling. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hey
User :   Hi.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How are doing today?
User :   Am doing good. Thanks.
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query
User :   I wanted to check on this before consulting an ortho surgeon
Doctor :   yes, tell me
User :   My Knee got twisted a few days back and since then have been facing some rigigity and pain in knee as well as feet
Doctor :   ok
User :   The pain is more near the knee cap
User :   and its hampering motions that involve sitting
Doctor :   I understand
Doctor :   Are both the knees affected?
User :   No
User :   My knees were anyways slightly paining but then I started exercising
User :   and it imptoved
User :   but after this injury its paining
User :   *improved
Doctor :   So, May I know which leg you have got hurt in?
User :   Right
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Exercise in fact decreases the pain as you said
Doctor :   Is there any swelling in the right knee?
User :   No
User :   There is no swelling
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Are you able to walk normally?
User :   I am putting more weight onleftleg
User :   while walking or climbing stairs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   So there is some amount of pain then, isn't it?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you taken an X-ray?
User :   No
Doctor :   ok
User :   I have not been able to see a doc
User :   Due to work shcedule.
Doctor :   I understand
User :   Thats why speaking with you here
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   I suggest you to take an X-ray of the joint, and see an orthopedician
Doctor :   Also use ice packs locally
User :   Ok
Doctor :   It seems like a knee sprain
User :   Oh ok
Doctor :   It should go away within a few days
User :   yes guess so because there is no swelling
User :   ok
Doctor :   Also take simple analgesics like paracetamol
User :   Oh should I
User :   I think I am ok with thi smuch pain
User :   if it will go away in some days
Doctor :   Yes , I think you should
User :   ok
User :   Will do that
Doctor :   Also swimming helps in this
User :   Oh it does
Doctor :   yes, it does
User :   k
User :   Will try and figure that out
Doctor :   You can take the pain killers if the pain is too much
User :   Ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   It should subside within a weeks time
Doctor :   Do not worry
Doctor :   You can wait for a week and watch
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   Are you there?
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