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Muscular pain in knee, have weakness, massaging relieves pain. What is wrong?

Hi Respected Dr. this is faraz from pakistan karachi Iam a smoker person last 7 to 10 years i god musle pain which start my knee to foot between and some times also come elbow to hand betwee i feel some thing weekness come in this sides almost daily when i go to sleep that time its happning like that so i feel to bad so my son massage me on calves and also same action doing my back so i feel relife then sleep sir can u give me suggestion and treatment iam very thanks full you and your team
Asked On : Sat, 16 Feb 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response

I have studied your case.

Most common cause of knee pain is osteoarthritis. I will advise you if possible do X ray of knee and you can consult me with reports or with your doctor.

Another possibility of leg pain is due to burgers disease which is common in smokers.There is occlusion of lower limb blood vessels and leads to burning pain in lower limb.
I will advise to do colour doppler leg.

Hope this answers your query. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries.

Wishing you good health.

Take care
Answered: Mon, 14 Oct 2013
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