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Symptoms and treatment for Osteoarthritis - 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 :   I have knee pain and difficult to climb steps
User :   I need to support the left knee with my hand to climb steps
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Since when are you having ti and What is your age and What is the time that you started having this
User :   I am having this problem since 20 days and I walk a lot , I am 50 years old
User :   all the time
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I would think in terms of it being the
Doctor :   Osteoarthritis of the Knee joint and this shall need to be evaluated once Confirmed
Doctor :   there is not much that you can do since it is age related change
User :   what would be the treatment?
Doctor :   But it shall need an X-Ray and the
Doctor :   Reduce the Walking and the Strain on to your Knees
Doctor :   Rest is the most important thing that it shall need
Doctor :   But further examinations will be essential by the

Doctor :   Orthopedician
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