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Painful swelling over knee joint - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   there is swelling in one of my legs
Doctor :   how can i help you?
Doctor :   ok
User :   and i feel pain when i walk
User :   my uric acid level is also normal
Doctor :   ok
User :   it is 4.0
Doctor :   ok
User :   i am wondering what could be the probable cause for this
User :   can you suggest me something?
Doctor :   where is the swelling in the leg?
User :   it is near the joints
Doctor :   which joint?
User :   and the lower part of the leg
User :   just above the ankle
Doctor :   ok
User :   can you suggest me something please
Doctor :   may i know your age?
User :   it is 51
User :   51 Male
Doctor :   are you suffering from diabetes?
User :   no
Doctor :   how is the skin over the swelling is it red?
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