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Swelling and pain in the knee joint - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   Goodevening Doctor, My patient is having knee joint pain since one year. it has been 10 days she is hospitalize with complain of severe knee pain and unable to walk or stand and her body got swelled up..she has thyroid and asthma as well.. she took steroid too... and she is over weight..still doctors are unable to give any reason for the problem..
User :   hello sir
User :   my mom is goin thru dis abov problm
Doctor :   what is the problem?
Doctor :   She has many problem
User :   ys sir
Doctor :   she miht be geting treatment for Asthma, thyroid problem , ok
User :   i hav no clue wat to do wit her now
Doctor :   what problem u want to manage now
User :   ys .. she is takin medicine
Doctor :   Joint pains?
User :   right now.. she is totally bed ridn.. wat shud we do now
Doctor :   So the basic problem now is she is unable to walk and bedridden
User :   doctors here r unable2 gv any proper reasons 4 d pain
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   the treasons are very clear
User :   cn u tell me y her body got swelled up..
Doctor :   there is obesity, she has chonic joint problem, she has thryod problem all thse worseining joint probm
User :   is dat any nerve problem?
Doctor :   swelling can come form : 1 steroid over use
Doctor :   2. kidney damage
Doctor :   3. hear failure.
Doctor :   does she has swelling feet?
User :   ys swelling feet..
User :   whre shud we take her now?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   It is better u consult MD first
User :   we did that
Doctor :   She need few tests
Doctor :   creatinine, blood sugar
Doctor :   echo cardiogram
Doctor :   these look for heart failure and kidney failure
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting
User :   thank u sir for ur suggstin
Doctor :   thank you
Doctor :   bye
User :   by
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