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Hi my mum 60year old. Her knee pain, swollen. Doctor

Hi my mum 60year old. Her knee pain, swollen. Doctor say her knee has pus & need pump it out. After pump it out, my mum feel comfortable. But after 2 week, it come back again & need do same procedure also. Please advise me what should we need to do if this case? Hope your advise. Thank you
Thu, 27 Feb 2014
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Thank you for the query.
You did not mention how it looks like mean like a boil etc.Anyways if your mum is getting repeated pus at knee then she should have her blood sugar level fasting and postprandial done to rule out diabetes.
Secondly about diet let her eat diet which does not contain meat or eggs or something which increases body heat.So avoiding such diet for some time will be helpful.
Hope this helps.
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