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Knee pain, 50 years - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
Doctor :  
your age
User :   my mom has a knee pain
User :   her age is 50
Doctor :  
how long
User :   for the past 2 months
Doctor :  
and is it only knee pain or she has any other problem
User :   she had taken wax physiotheraphy as suggested by doctor
Doctor :  
User :   only knee pain
User :   but still pain has not come down
User :   doc asked to reduce weight
Doctor :  
ok is she taking any painkiller
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok that means she is obese also
User :   means ?
Doctor :  
she has to reduce her weight
User :   but how...she is walking for half an hour daily
Doctor :  
follow physiotherapy
Doctor :  
ok aerobic exercise along with it
User :   does she have to take any blood test ?
User :   i have heard a test called ASO test
Doctor :  
it is for an streptoccocal infection

Doctor :  
if she has had the infection
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