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Knee pain while climbing stairs - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you
User :   Hello
User :   I fell on the stairs yesterday and hurt my knee
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Please proceed
User :   I went to see a doctor but I would like a second opinion since I'm going abroad on tuesday and would not like to cancel anything. I think i strained something but I can walk with it, it only hurts when I bend it
User :   I cannot bend it more than aroun 90 degress but I can nearly keep it straight
User :   i can walk almost fine though
Doctor :  
do you have any swelling in the knee
User :   no, not really
User :   it looks normal
User :   from the outside
Doctor :   do you have any swelling of the joints
Doctor :   are you on any mediations for this
User :   no it's not swollen
User :   well i got a gell
Doctor :  
did you do any investigations like X-ray

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