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Suffering from knee pain from quiet some time. Need a solution - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Oct-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Doctor i work for XXXXXXX
User:this is with regards to orthopaedic camp
User:so i have few queried regarding the knee pain that i have
User:i m 36 yr old having 1 yr old baby
User:been suffering from knee pain from quiet some time
User:my height is 5 2 and i weight 74 kg
User:not sure if the pain is due to over weight
Doctor:Yes, weight has strong association with knee pain.
User:i m taking vitamin supplemnts like Wellwoman
User:coz i also have body aches the moment i get up from sleep
Doctor:Since knees and feet are pressure bearing points, over weight can cause early degenerative changes leading to pain.
User:oh k
Doctor:Get your weight down and if pain is severe, it is recommended that you see an orthopedician and get X-rays done.
User:i have started few exercises like squats and strechtes
User:i have prob when climbing steps
User:mainly on the right knee
Doctor:I understand; painful knees are difficult to mobilize.
Doctor:You would experience difficulties while climbing stairs and after prolonged rests like as you wake up from bed.
Doctor:You can consult an orthopedic doctor and X-ray will be useful.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:yes doctor
Doctor:Do you have any other query.
User:so any other medication or home remedies
Doctor:Since you have had the problem since a long time
Doctor:it is necessary that we assess the severity of problem
Doctor:Based on the severity the right approach of treatment can be suggested.
User:so u say that i shud consult orthopedic doc
Doctor:Your doctor would just tell your to reduce weight.
Doctor:If the problem is slightly complex, the would recommend physiotherapy and medications.
Doctor:along with supplements.
User:ok doctor
User:thanks a lot for your time
Doctor:Therefore consulting a doctor and getting x-ray I think is the right way forward.
Doctor:You are welcome.
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
User:sure doctor
User:nothing more
User:thats it doctor
User:thnx a lot
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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