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Chronic knee pain, no swelling or bruising, pain on bending, moving leg. Cure?

Hi I have knee pain that has been there for awhile as in 2yrs or more. There is no swelling brusing it hurts when I get up and even while sleeping if I move my leg, This past week it has been awful to the extent that I am now limping most the time. Bending is a no hurts so bad to bend and to get back up have to get a hold of something to pull myself up.I am on my knees alot at work . I just don t undrstand but i know as time goes on it only gets wrost.
Asked On : Sat, 12 Jan 2013
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chronic knee pain gradually increasing over the period is most likely due to osteo arthritis it is nothing but age related degenerative changes which usually starts after 40's .
all uneed to do is consult a orthopedic surgeon ,get x ray to know the severity of the disease and blood test to rule out other kind of arthritis.
If it is osteoarthritis the main stay would be physiotherapy and some anti inflamatory medications
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