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Posted on Mon, 30 Jun 2014 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: front knee pain, the front of the knee starts a little burning sensation, when walking and resting , then when resting the pain gets really bad, like a bad tooth ace
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Answered by Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi 24 minutes later
Brief Answer:
possibility of age related osteoarthritis

Detailed Answer:
Hello
I have studied your case.
There is probably age related patello-femoral osteoarthritis .
You can send your x ray report when it comes.
Cartilage protecting medication like chondritin sulphate will help.
knee exercise and physiotherapy should be started.
Another possibility of lumbar canal stenosisleleading to burning pain on rest also.
do you have history of smoking. ?
I hope i have answered your questions. If you have further questions please feel free to ask. I will be happy to answer your question. Take care.
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