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Stiffness in hip, pain in knee. Suggest something

I have a stiifness in my hip and pain in my knee. When I bend my knee and try to move it outward or if I sit indian style I feel a pulling in my groin and my knee is affected. I also feel a stiffness in my upper thigh where it attaches to my hip bone. I tried a hip flexor stretch this morning where one knee is kept on the ground and the other leg with the sore hip is stretched such that I try and bring the sore hip up to my chest. I heard a double crack or pop which I believe came from my YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Sat, 20 Apr 2013
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The pain and stiffness that you have described is likely to be due to arthritic changes in your limbs. You need mild pain killers, hot fomentation, oral joint lubricants and regular exercises to take care of your symptoms.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Sat, 20 Apr 2013
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