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Pulsating near the knee, no pain but annoying, back ache. - 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, Dr
User :   Hi
User :   Hello Dr, for the past 2 days I have been having a pulsating (something like heart beat) near my left knee. Its not painful but is kind of annoying. I wanted to know what should I do about it?
Doctor :   Do you have feel any other sound, lie rubbing?
Doctor :   Do you have pain anywhere else in your leg?
User :   No pain as such, the sound is similar to heart beat
Doctor :   ok,do you any back pain?
User :   Nothing serious, I drive 2-wheeler, so sometimes get back pain due to that
Doctor :   Do you have blood pressure.
User :   Not when I checked last time
Doctor :   ok, you might have hyperextended your knee.
Doctor :   try exercising or walking for half an hour a day.
Doctor :   Do weight training.
User :   Ok. What is that? How do I fix it?
Doctor :   Try to strengthen your hamstring muscles.
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   Will jogging help?
Doctor :   do you feel any lump behind the knee.
User :   No
Doctor :   ok, there does not seem to be any problem as such.
Doctor :   Take adequate fluids
Doctor :   and do jogging everyday.
User :   Ok Dr. Thanks a lot.
User :   I appreciate your timely advise
Doctor :   ok
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