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Is it safe to fly with a severe bone oedema and femur?

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Is it safe to fly with a severe bone oedema in the medial compartment of the kneww and the femur?

I have to travel to Dallas on Friday - 10 hour flight
Diagnosed 19 April
Posted Mon, 20 May 2013 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Answered by Dr. Ram Choudhary 25 minutes later
Hi XXXXXXX welcome to XXXXXXX The bone swelling is not a contraindication for air travel.You should take prescription painkillers like diclofenac or tramadol+paracetamol, 1hour prior to boarding the flight to avoid pain.I hope the advise would be helpful for you.
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