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Is knee joint pain associated with intermittent diplopia?

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Dr. Neeraj Kumar

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Posted on Fri, 20 Jul 2018 in Headache and Migraines
Question: My wife has pain in the right leg knee joint,she has a problem when climbing stairs,she also has in voluntary movement in the same leg in the night when she is lying on the bed.Two days back she felt that someone held her right leg,she was about to fall.she is under stress for the last 2 years,with incidents of diplopia (double vision)in one eye,hope this is not to be looked from a neurological angle?please suggest line of action!
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Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar 45 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Get examined and evaluated by a neurologist

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I have gone through your question and understand your concern.
Intermittent diplopia and weakness may be linked to myasthenia gravis or Lambert Eaton syndrome.
Knee joint pain is unlikely to be associated with it and requires evaluation for any ligament injury or arthritis.
Involuntary movement of legs during sleep is a common phenomenon and doesn't requires any treatment if not bothersome.
Evaluation and examination by a neurologist is advised.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Do get back to me for further information.
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Dr N Kumar
Neurologist
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