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Pain in the knee whenever pressure is put on it. Possible solution? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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i had a knee pain since couple of year, i gets pain whenever i put pressure on my knees like while climbing staircases, sit ups..
Please suggest what should i do.
Doctor:This is Dr XXXXXXX
Doctor:How old are you?
User:hi Dr XXXXXXX
User:i am 26
Doctor:Did you have any injury to the knee?
User:i dont have any injury to my knee
Doctor:even long ago?
User:yes,long back i mean aroung 10 years back i felt down from 1st floor but i did not get any injury
Doctor:Has an Xray been done for your knee joints?
User:occationally i will get pain from that time onwards
Doctor:There are a few things that you can do
Doctor:First, whenever you have pain you can apply Voveron gel on the knees
Doctor:Second, you can also apply a hot water bottle on your knees
Doctor:Third, have a calcium XXXXXXX diet
User:is there any permanent solution for this
Doctor:We will have to examine you for the exact cause
Doctor:Do a few investigations like Xray or maybe an MRI also
Doctor:You would need to consult an orthopaedician for that
Doctor:From your history, it could be a ligament or cartilage tear
Doctor:An examination is needed to rule that out
Doctor:Once we know the cause, we can treat it accordingly
Doctor:Till then, you can follow these measures to relieve pain
Doctor:As far as calcium is concerned, take plenty of milk, curd, ragi and legumes like dal etc
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:nothing as of now, i will follow your suggestions
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
User:thank you so much doctor
Doctor:Have a good day
User:bye doctor, have a nice day
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