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Pain in right knee. Taking antibiotics for cough. Would knee pad be helpful?

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Past two days I feel a sudden pain which lasts for just a second on my right knee on the right side - It happens while you stand or walk - wud knee pad be of any use. What is the cause for this.

A week back I was on antibiotic for cough.. Since three days, I am takingD500 cal(one per day after food)
Posted Sat, 28 Sep 2013 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Answered by Dr. Shanthi.E 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Muscle spasm or ligament sprain

Detailed Answer:

The sudden pain could be due to muscle catch or ligament sprain in the right knee joint. Rest your knees well. Yes, knee pad would help you too.

Apply Volini spray to the affected knee as and when required.

Continue to take D 500 Cal on a daily basis. It will help you.

You should be fine in a couple of days.

take care and regards,
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Follow-up: Pain in right knee. Taking antibiotics for cough. Would knee pad be helpful? 4 minutes later
Many tks Doctor for your prompt response
Answered by Dr. Shanthi.E 45 hours later
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Thank you too

Detailed Answer:

Hope you are feeling better now.

Wish you good health.

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