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What causes sudden knee pain?

Pain in pain in both knees, it started this past week, if I kneel or squat down I cannot get back up without tightly holding on to something and physically pushing myself up and the pain then is excruciating. They are aching and painful even without movement. I m 57 and never had any real medical problems
Fri, 29 Dec 2017
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Dear patient
you seem to have early stage osteoarthritis. Pain on squatting and difficulty in getting up indicate this. I would like to advise xray of both knees anteroposterior view lateral and skyline view. Please get it done from radiology centre nearby you. Meanwhile start tab diclofenac sodium 50 mg twice a day for pain relief. Avoid squatting and crossed leg sitting. Start quadriceps and hamstring strengthening excercises.
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What causes sudden knee pain?

Dear patient you seem to have early stage osteoarthritis. Pain on squatting and difficulty in getting up indicate this. I would like to advise xray of both knees anteroposterior view lateral and skyline view. Please get it done from radiology centre nearby you. Meanwhile start tab diclofenac sodium 50 mg twice a day for pain relief. Avoid squatting and crossed leg sitting. Start quadriceps and hamstring strengthening excercises.