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My right knee started to hurt to straighten in the inside. Can online doctor help me ?

Just recently my right knee started to hurt to straighten in the inside. Its not my knee cap, its next to it. When i straighten it, i immediately have to stop because of the sharp pain being created. Also walking down stairs hurts. In 2008 i got slide tackled right below my knee in a soccer game. My doctor thought it was an ACL tear, but turned out to be no tear some contusion, blood and water under the knee cap. Over time i got off crutches and did physical therapy , but stopped because that was making it hurt again. Now I have been working alot more, which consists of standing for around 6 or 7 hours and have started playing soccer on the side. I play soccer for my college, so i dont know if that has anything to do with it. I have been icing and everything, however it just doesnt seem to go away. I wanted to get an opinion before i take it too seriously and go to the doctor, for it could just be a little pain from the initial injury and nothing at all. Any insight helps.
Asked On : Thu, 2 Jun 2011
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  User's Response
It may be osteoartritis of knee or musculoskeletan pains. Avoid pressure on your knees by standing, by climbing steps.Do your x-ray knee.check your ca+ level.
You can apply oils which relaxes muscles, take hot fomentation.
start Ayurvedic preparation if possible. contact me on
Answered: Thu, 2 Jun 2011
Physical Therapist or Physiotherapist Suhani Sethi's  Response
hi, welcome to hcm
it could be onset of arthritis.
since u hv had a previous injury it might have triggered this condition.
consult an ortho.
take Xray knee joint AP and lateral view.
try the foll:
hot water foment the knee twice a day.
start doing static quads and hams exercises.
u can use a knee brace
avoid standing for long periods of time.
resume physiotherapy
Answered: Thu, 2 Jun 2011
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