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Suggest treatment for knee pain

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Posted on Wed, 14 Jan 2015
Question: Hello, My mother is about 73years old and she is having knee problem. Doctor suggested us for Etova-P 400 and Alpha- AC but she is not feeling good. She is unable to sit-down and stand due to this knee problem, can anyone suggest me the best medicine.
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Answered by Dr. Mukesh Chugh (14 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Please send the X - ray picture

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for posting
I have gone through your query and understand your concern.The most likely cause at her age is progressive,degenerative disorder that is ostroarthrosis.
To her please tell me -
1.Her height and weight?
2.Any other joint with pain and swelling beside knee joint?
You may send /upload her xray picture.
Looking forward to your reply.
Take care
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Mukesh Chugh (39 minutes later)
Hello Thanks for reply.

Mother's height is about 5 feet & weight is 45 to 50 around. Regarding X-ray, we haven’t done the same as it was not advised.

regarding any other joint pain and swelling, other joint are normal and no sweeling. Only two legs knee joint are painful when sit-down and standing. Only few swelling back side of knee.

Pls advice the best medicine, fooding and other treatments required if any.

Thanks
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Answered by Dr. Mukesh Chugh (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
X - ray is highly recommended

Detailed Answer:
Hello
You are welcome
I have gone through your reply carefully and a X - ray of both knee is highly recommended to assess the joint status.
I would like to treat her with regular knee exercises,avoid sitting on floor,Tab.durajoint -GM, tab.macvestin along with tab.nucoxia.Avoid oily and sugar food items.
Get them prescribed by your doctor .
Looking forward to Xray picture.
Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Brief Answer: Please send the X - ray picture Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for posting I have gone through your query and understand your concern.The most likely cause at her age is progressive,degenerative disorder that is ostroarthrosis. To her please tell me - 1.Her height and weight? 2.Any other joint with pain and swelling beside knee joint? You may send /upload her xray picture. Looking forward to your reply. Take care