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Swelling and redness over the knees - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-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 doctors,
I've swelling in my knee 'n it's red 'n painful . My mom thinks it maybe an abscess and 4 now I can't go to see GP .So, what I should do?
Doctor :   may i know your age?
User :   19
Doctor :   and your gender?
User :   female
Doctor :   I will ask a few more question to look what the exact problem is.
Doctor :   may i know since when have you noticed the swelling/
User :   yesterday
Doctor :   Did you have an injury?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do you have fever?
User :   No
Doctor :   Are you able to move your knee without any difficulty?
User :   yes I can but it is painful
Doctor :   Do you have diabetes?
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