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Severe knee pain after exertion, post surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hello Doctor..
User :   Hows it going?
User :   Hey.. nice to catch up with you online...
User :   I have been experiencing some issues with my left knee lately...
User :   its like a boney pain...
Doctor :   Thank you, Please proceed with your query
User :   yes.. only the left knee...
Doctor :   Is it limited to only your left knee?
User :   its like when i press the bone on the knee with my finger.. there is a sharp pain...
User :   i play tennis and cricket and i don't remember having any fall or hurting myself...
Doctor :   Did you get hurt by any chance?
User :   i did have a surgery back in 2005 on the left leg...
User :   for compartment syndrome
User :   i had a faciotomy done...
User :   it usually hurts when i exert a lot on that knee...
Doctor :   I understand
Doctor :   Too much exertion on the knees is not advised in your case
Doctor :   Try to limit your physical activities
Doctor :   Do not take it to the extent of causing you pain
Doctor :   You can try swimming, it really helps in strengthening your knees.
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes
User :   what would you recommend ... treatment wise...
User :   I follow what you are saying....
Doctor :   Are you following what i am saying, Sunil?
User :   i am cautious in terms of how much i exert on the knee... but i want to check what could be the damage...
User :   i am not into swimming....
Doctor :   Do you like swimming?
User :   i do not know.... how t swim...
User :   do you guys have any tie ups with any particular gym?
User :   cool...
Doctor :   Ok, Relax. You can try other exercises l
Doctor :   You can do Lunges, it helps
User :   I would like to get the knees checked....
User :   who would you recommend i meet
Doctor :   You can always get back to your previous doctor who operated on you, since he will have better idea of your history
Doctor :   Or you can consult good orthopedician at Hosmat hospital.
Doctor :   It is really good.
User :   yes...
User :   ok... sounds good...
User :   thank you..
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   nothing else.. thank you...
Doctor :   Is there anything else I may help you with?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now.
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