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Suggest treatment for knee pain

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Posted on Wed, 11 Jun 2014
Question: Hi,
i have knee pain from last 10 days
specially in left leg , pls suggest
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Answered by Dr. Saurabh Gupta (27 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Let me know the following.

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXXXXX
Thanks for your query.

There are numerous causes and conditions that result in pain in the knee joints. Please provide some more information with regard to your symptoms by answering the below mentioned queries, to arrive at a possible diagnosis.

- location of pain in the knee joint (front, back or sides of the joint)
- nature of pain (stabbing, burning, throbbing etc)
- aggravating and relieving factors for pain ( whether pain is getting worse during walking, sitting ,climbing stairs etc and whether pain is relieved by taking rest)
- Any other joint pains noted in the body
- any history of fever along with swelling in the knee joint.
- Is the pain present continuously throughout the day or is limited only to certain activities

I do hope that you have found something helpful and I will be glad to answer any further query.

Take care

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Dr. Saurabh Gupta

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Brief Answer: Let me know the following. Detailed Answer: Hello XXXXXXX Thanks for your query. There are numerous causes and conditions that result in pain in the knee joints. Please provide some more information with regard to your symptoms by answering the below mentioned queries, to arrive at a possible diagnosis. - location of pain in the knee joint (front, back or sides of the joint) - nature of pain (stabbing, burning, throbbing etc) - aggravating and relieving factors for pain ( whether pain is getting worse during walking, sitting ,climbing stairs etc and whether pain is relieved by taking rest) - Any other joint pains noted in the body - any history of fever along with swelling in the knee joint. - Is the pain present continuously throughout the day or is limited only to certain activities I do hope that you have found something helpful and I will be glad to answer any further query. Take care