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Pain at the back of the right knee, fall stressing the leg, pain when walking and moving - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi,
User :   Hi sir
Doctor :   Hi, how can i help you ?
User :   Sir i am having a pain at the back of my knee
User :   not sure what it is
User :   help me
Doctor :   Since when do you have the pain ?
User :   since 2 months...the pain is not always
Doctor :   On what occasions do you get the pain ?
User :   When i walk and keep moving i don't get pain
User :   i get pain when i keep my leg in rest for along time and then try to keep my leg straight
User :   back of my knee
Doctor :   Ok, such pains can be seen in weakness of the nerves supplying the affected area
Doctor :   this is not a serious illness
Doctor :   can be cured by taking Multivitamin supplements
User :   Sir but i am having this pain since i once fell stressing my right leg
User :   and the psin is only in right leg
User :   *pain
Doctor :   yes, the same can be expected due to mild stretching of the nerve during the incident
Doctor :   need not worry
Doctor :   do take Multivitamins and apply Diclofenac gel for the pain relief
User :   Ok sir
User :   Can i know what multivitmins
Doctor :   And do wear knee braces which will restrict the mobility in the joint and help in recovery
User :   i mean the medicine name
Doctor :   Multivitamin preparation containing Vit B12 and B 6
Doctor :   COBODEX
User :   Yes sir
User :   Can i know what symptoms of fracture
User :   Just to keep off my fear
User :   Sorry to ask
Doctor :   fracture will cause pain mainly while walking
Doctor :   the pain will be more on standing and walking as the knee joint is a weight bearing type
Doctor :   for sure the pain will be more and most of times associated with swelling
User :   Ok sir...i have no pain while standing and no swelling...
User :   Can i do walking exercise
Doctor :   do not go for exercises
Doctor :   immobilization of the joint is for better recovery
User :   Ok sir
Doctor :   Is there anything i can help you with ?
User :   No sir
User :   Thanks a lot
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   wish you good health
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   take care
User :   Thank you
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