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Can the knee pain and swelling be due to dengue and typhoid I contacted earlier ?

i had dengue and typhoid last april its now feb,since then i have developed the worst knee pain and swelling and don t know how to deal with it, could this be from the virus s.
Asked On : Thu, 23 Feb 2012
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Thanks for the query.
It is common to see the effects of dengue that is leg pain,joint pain and swelling until a year after being afflicted.It will slowly reduce in a few months.To reduce the pain you can use pain balm , heat compresses etc..Massage the joints with oils , these can be got in any aromatherapy store .These can be lavender, eucalyptus,peppermint,rosemary or you can ask for a combination of all these in aromatherapy stores.Do not worry till then.
Answered: Fri, 24 Feb 2012
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