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Swelling and pain in the knee due to injury - 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
User :   hello
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i fell down yesterday
User :   and hurt my knee
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and hurt my knee
Doctor :   Was it a direct impact on your knee or did you twist it?
User :   d pain isnt decreasing
User :   direct impact
User :   on knee cap
Doctor :   Can you mention your age?
User :   23
Doctor :   Is there a swelling there? Are you able to move your knee?
User :   minimal swelling
Doctor :   Ok
User :   yes im able 2 walk
Doctor :   and movement?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i feel pian around a line
User :   on my knee cap
Doctor :   Then I suggest that you use Tab. Combiflam 1 tab twice daily after eating food.
User :   k
Doctor :   Is there any bruise or surface injury like a scratch?
User :   any thing else
User :   sm bluish patch
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Try to apply Hot fomentation on the area and rest the joint for a few days
Doctor :   Dont do strenuous walking or climbing stairs
User :   hot formentation?
Doctor :   Try to use a Western Commode if possible
Doctor :   Applying a compress witha towel soaked in hot water
User :   its nt also 24 hrs since i got hurt
Doctor :   Ok
User :   inflammation hasnt subsided
Doctor :   The Combiflam acts againts the Inflammation
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