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Swelling and pain after knee dislocation - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi
User :   I have an ortho problem
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical queryh
Doctor :   ok
User :   My knee was dislocated two weeks ago and within few seconds it came to its place automatically
User :   but that left a lot of pain and swelling
Doctor :   ok
User :   i went to the doctor and he advises me to take some painkiller and put in knee brace
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   it is now almost two weeks now
Doctor :   ok
User :   My age is 32, Male, Chartered Accountant, Married, Not dependents
User :   I still have some swelling and cant bent the leg
Doctor :   was xray of knee done when u had knee dislocation
User :   what should i do?
Doctor :   get a xray of knee
Doctor :   and consult orthopaedician
User :   will do, do you really see any major problem, I can walk and also put pressure on the leg
Doctor :   if the there is extreme pain or swelling
Doctor :   Numbness in your foot or no pulses in your foot
Doctor :   if u these problems u need to see orthopaedician
Doctor :   get a xray done
Doctor :   r u able to follow
Doctor :   This injury should not be cared for at home. It is best to get medical care as soon as possible.
User :   Ok. can you suggest a good orthopaedicin
Doctor :   Placing ice on the injured area may help for some pain control and to decrease some of the swelling. But the most important treatment is to have a doctor assess the injury and relocate or put the knee back in place.
Doctor :   we are bangalore based and operational in bangalore as of now, we will be coming shortly to delhi
Doctor :   anything else u want to us to help with
User :   Thats fine doctor, thanks
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   have a nice day
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