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Suggest treatment for severe knee pain

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Posted on Sat, 5 Dec 2015
Question: I have severe knee pain with sudden onset. The knee is very swollen with significant swelling at both sides of the knee - walking is difficult, bending the knee is extremely uncomfortable. Strong pain medication relieves by about 50%.
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Answered by Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma (20 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
You may be having knee synovitis

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I have studied your case. I think you are having knee synovitis. For this I would suggest you to follow these steps.
1. tablet Etorixoxib one daily.
2.Hot water fomentation
3. Volunteers gel local application
4.Avoid squatting and sitting cross leg.
5. you may get benefit from steroid injection.
I hope this answer will be useful for you. let me know if there is any other followup questions.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma

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Practicing since :2002

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Brief Answer: You may be having knee synovitis Detailed Answer: Hello, I have studied your case. I think you are having knee synovitis. For this I would suggest you to follow these steps. 1. tablet Etorixoxib one daily. 2.Hot water fomentation 3. Volunteers gel local application 4.Avoid squatting and sitting cross leg. 5. you may get benefit from steroid injection. I hope this answer will be useful for you. let me know if there is any other followup questions.