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Severe pain in both upper and lower part of the knee while standing up toilet. What's wrong ? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:good Evening
Doctor:how can I help you?
User:Hi, good evening Dr. XXXXXXX My Self AAAAA XXXXXXX M-30. I am facing problem with my knee while standing up from Indian toilet.
User:the pain is serious in both upper & lower part of the knee
User:earlier there was no issue
User:it was just started a 6 / 7 months back
User:kindly help
Doctor:may I know your age, height and weight?
User:Age - 30, Height - 5'11'', Weight - approx 81 (checked 2months back)
Doctor:Do you have any regular physical activities?
User:ha ha...not so much
User:just started doing pranayam
User:actually no physical activity
Doctor:Please wait.
User:its ok
Doctor:Is the pain increasing gradually?
User:No, i feel the pain only after toilet or bending my knees for more then 15 mins
User:also the pain comes while stretching the leg
Doctor:The main reasons could be a decreased amount of synovial fluid in the joints, or it could be due to degenerative conditions.
Doctor:Do you have pain in any other joints?
User:actually i never observe it
Doctor:Since it is long standing, it is important to have an examination done.
Doctor:And further, you may require particuar investigations to rule out any joint degeneration.
User:like...xray or any other tests
Doctor:yes. Xray and blood tests would be required.
User:Any thing serious doctor?
User:Blood test like?
Doctor:There can't be anything that serious which does not have any treatment.
Doctor:You will have to go for Complete blood count, RA Factor etc.
Doctor:But the investigations can be decided after a proper evaluation.
Doctor:It is just for making sure that you are not having early degeneration of your knee joint.
Doctor:At your age, you should be healthy and active.
Doctor:So let us make it happen.
Doctor:Get it examined and investigated.
User:hmm...surly doctor
Doctor:Meantime, you can have Calcium supplements.
Doctor:Such as Tab. Shelcal 500mg once daily.
Doctor:You can continue that for 2 weeks.
Doctor:Have you followed my suggestions?
User:thanx for your sugg & guidance doctor. I will get back to you with the reports
User:in mean whilei will start the tab. from today
Doctor:is there anything else that I could help you on?
Doctor:Hope I was helpful
Doctor:I assume that you do not have any further queries.
User:Surely...i have a lots of question but some other day
User:Thanx for your time
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
User:Bye Sir
Doctor:Have a Nice Evening!!
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:Bye Bye
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