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Persistent knee pain post chikungunya episode - 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 :   hi sir
Doctor :   good morning
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   Gud morning
User :   i have a knee problem
User :   i.e it always pains
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long u have this
User :   past 3 months
User :   it has been started when i got chicken gunya
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   r u there
User :   ya
Doctor :   Please provide these details Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   Age:45,Gender:Female, House wife,Hyderabad,95kg,yes,married,5' 8"
Doctor :   this joint will persists
Doctor :   this is part of disease
Doctor :   if the pain is severe u can take pain killer
Doctor :   r u able to follow
Doctor :   a good physiotheraphy
Doctor :   will help u overcome part of the problem
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   this pain will sustain for sometime
Doctor :   for months, even years in case of some patient
User :   ok
Doctor :   There is no specific treatment for Chikungunya
Doctor :   Movement and mild exercise tend to improve stiffness and morning arthralgia,
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   u need to get physiotherapy done, it will give u some relief
Doctor :   if the problem persists
Doctor :   u can get a xray done of the knee
Doctor :   and consult an orthopedician
Doctor :   ok
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Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   r u there
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