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Severe knee joint pain with swelling, tiredness, difficulty in walking or bending them. Could it be some kind of virus?

I have had severe jont pain in both knee joints which came on suddenly a couple of weeks ago. I was extremly tired and feeling run down about a week before this happened, otherwise I haver had pain in my knees. They were warm an very swollen and I couldn t walk or bend them. Could be some kind of vrus? I am just starting to move around a little bit better now.
Asked On : Fri, 11 Jan 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Thanks for your query.
Cause of knee pain could be inflammatory, infective, crystal diposition or degenerative arthritis. Thorough clinical evaluation and appropriate investigations are required to reach the diagnosis.
Hope this helps you .
Answered: Sat, 27 Jul 2013
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