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    What causes knee pain ?

my right knee is swollen it hurts when i benditand walk
Tue, 27 Dec 2011
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Causes of swollen knee may be osteoarthritis or joint space effusion due to reactive arthritis.Take some pain killers and do hot fomentation. If it is not relieved then consult orthopaedician as effusion needs to be drained.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
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