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What causes severe knee pain? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Sep-2014
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Doctor:Hi
User:Hi
Doctor:Please proceed with your query.
User:my wife age 26, past twodays facing knee pain..
User:any oilment or tablets?
Doctor:Firstly she should rest her knee
Doctor:How bad is the pain?
Doctor:If on a scale of 1 -10, 10 is the worst where will she grade it?
User:yesterday bit more now she is recovering slowly.. after having hot water message
User:i would say ~7
Doctor:That is bad
Doctor:For now she can try ibuprofen
User:yup
Doctor:If this does not give relief then she will need voveran
Doctor:She will also need to see orthopedic surgeon
User:ya we are planning for the same
User:but for now can we have a some oilment. or pain relif?
Doctor:No oil
Doctor:brufen can be tried first since it has less side effects
User:ibuprofen or brufen ?
Doctor:If that does not work then try voveran tab 75 mg od or bd
Doctor:both are same
User:ok thanks for the info
Doctor:ok
Doctor:Thanks
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