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Suggest medications for knee pain

I have had left knee pain for the past 3 months. It tends to be worse after sitting for long of time or have walking a lot. After sitting it takes me a few steps before i can walk on it with out hurting. Any ideas what may be causing this type of pain?
Tue, 3 Jun 2014
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Hi,
If ur age is TREATMENT: Quadriceps exercises is key

If ur age > 40 , i suspect it to be a part of PFOA (patello-femoral osteoarthritis )
TREATMENT:
1) Quadriceps exercises
2) Strictly no sitting down, crosslegged and squatting
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