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Pain in knee joints due to obesity - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Weight & Lifestyle
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I am having pain in Knee joints
User :   could you please help me
Doctor :   please provide your Age, Gender, Occupation, Marital status, Height and Weight
User :   age : 27 , Male , Softeware engineer, Sigke, 6.1' weight : 105 kgs
Doctor :   Do you have any fever?
Doctor :   Since when are you having this?
User :   no
User :   past 2 weeks
Doctor :   Your BMI is 31.
User :   ok
Doctor :   It indicates that you are Obese.
Doctor :   It is the commonest cause for Joint pains.
User :   wht is the normal BMI
Doctor :   I suggest that you apply a gel like Voveran Gel for the acute pain.
Doctor :   Normal BMI is 20-25.
Doctor :   25-30 in considered overweight and more than 30 is obese
User :   ok
User :   Thank you doctor
Doctor :   Once the pain is reduced, you should take Quadriceps strengthening exercises
Doctor :   You are welcome
User :   how to decrease obese in a short time
Doctor :   That will help in strengthening the joint.
User :   ok
Doctor :   A low calorie diet can be followed.
Doctor :   Once the pains come down, regular exercise can be tried.
Doctor :   Avoid squatting, sitting on the floor and climbing stairs
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