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Excruciating knee pain, no relief with medicines. Remedy?

Hello I am a 25 year old female, height 63 and weight 108 for the last two nights I ve been women up my excruciating knee pain this has never happened before I took Tylenol because I don t have any ibuprofen and it seemed to help and I woke up fine but then it happened again tonight after the Tylenol I sti have a dull pain centered at the patella
Asked On : Thu, 11 Oct 2012
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I have studied your case.

As per your age and history there is possibility of soft tissue injury in knee.
Most commonly meniscus injury occurs may be associated collateral ligament injury.
If pain persists then you may need to do MRI knee to see for any functional defect.

As per your symptoms you need to do physiotherapy and knee exercises to improve range of motion.
Rest and ice fomentation along with supportive brace will help to reduce swelling and pain.

Small meniscus tear can be managed conservatively with physiotherapy with USG and TENS.
Meniscus injury can be managed by arthroscopic repair.

Hope this answers your query. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries.

Wishing you good health.

Take care.
Answered: Mon, 21 Jul 2014
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