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Knee joint pain, family history of arthritis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   Hi This is I am having pain in my knees from last 1 week.My mother has rheumatoid arthritis, Is it tht i am also in pain bcoz of rheumatoid arthritis.
I used to have pain in all the joints from my childhood but i neglected and now it seems often i am getting the pain and it is becoming difficult to walk.Could you please advice what i need to do in order to get rid of this pain.
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   I'm
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   This is
User :   okey
Doctor :   Since when are you having this pain?
User :   when I was in class 8, but then it was not so severe. nowdays i am unable to walk at times. It pains a lot
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is the pain continuously present or is it intermittent?
User :   Not continously, but from last 1 week , i am suffering much.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is the pain present during morning?
Doctor :   Or through out the day
User :   nowadys it is through out the day.i never faced like this used to pian but not so much bearable.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is it a joint pain? which joints are affected?
User :   all the joints, now the pain is in my left Knee.I am staying in 4th floor and there is no lift,climbing the satirs is becoming a challenge for me
Doctor :   Ok
User :   what should i do to get rid of the pain?
Doctor :   Have you done any test?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Give your age height weight and location
Doctor :   And occupation
User :   age=24, height=5'3 location=bangalore, occupation=software engineer
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You can take pain killer for this 3
Doctor :   Get an X-ray done of the knee joint
User :   which pain killer should i take..i had undergone two operation and intake many medicine so i am usualy avoiding painkillers as it leads to hair fall and all
Doctor :   Which operation have you under gone?
User :   apendix and piles
User :   last year
Doctor :   Ok
User :   is it the symptons of artherites
Doctor :   Take colmbiflam
Doctor :   It does not look like?
User :   how can i be sure tht it is arthries
Doctor :   You have to get blood examination done for that?
User :   and if not what do you strength my bones
Doctor :   Take calcium supplements
User :   please name some tablets
Doctor :   colmbiflam is pain killer
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