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Hello my right knee has been cracking and hurting for

Hello my right knee has been cracking and hurting for the past week, is slightly swollen, but I cannot put alot of weight on it, and my lob requires that I am always on my feet and moving around..
Asked On : Sat, 19 Mar 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
If you mention your age than it can be easy to diagnose whether you are suffering from osteoarthritis
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Answered: Mon, 21 Mar 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Tina Jacob Das's  Response
Hello there,
Welcome to healthcareMagic. Knee pain with swelling commonly indicates a cyst, a Bakers cyst, so to say.It could be bursitis, tendinitis.Then there are arthritis of different origin like... rheumatoid, psoriatic, gouty, seronegative type. You might have had a meniscus injury also. So pl pay a visit to an orthopedician and get a X-ray / MRI(if required). Meanwhile, give your affected limb rest and may take some over the counter analgesics for pain relief.Get well soon.
Answered: Sat, 19 Mar 2011
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Homeopath Dr. Rangadhar Satapathy's  Response
it is Oesteo arthritis . In osteoarthritis the cartilage get thinner and you will get pain and cracking sound due to thin cartilage. Homeopathy treatment will help a lot in osteoarthritis both to reduce pain and building cartilage. Take this two medicines 1) Rhus tox - 10M - Weekly once for 3 weeks 2) Causticum - 10M weekly once for 3 weeks (These two homeopathy medicines can be purchased online through Another one is Glucosamine Chondroitin tabs ( you can purchase it from
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Answered: Sat, 19 Mar 2011
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