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I am a 20 yrs old boy .While playing soccer at school , I twisted my right knee. i had little bit of pain but i kept on playing and completed my game.After coming back home,i had little pain in my right knee. so i took a painkiller and slept early. the next morning , i had swelling in my right knee and it was also very painful have i broken my knee bone ?what to do next?

Dear patient While playing football , you have injured your meniscus of your right knee joint.Twisting of knee causes this type of injury.Meniscus is a structure found in knees. it acts as a shock absorber. It helps in gliding of knee joint. apply ice packs to your knee , take a painkiller such as diclofenac and consult a orthopaedic surgeon . A MRI will be also required to ascertain the degree of injury. ...

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I am feeling pain in the right knee joint. the pain is felt starting from lower back spine , then in right kneew joint, then in the muscles below the knee join and in the foot . Also on movement of the knee , bending or unfolding or folding, a sound like tuk is heard. I had an x-ray which is stating that possible loose calcific opacity in the joint. Please let me know is this is a serious problem, can this lead to arthritis or is this the start of the arthritis. Is there any permanenet treament to get rid of this and can this be permanently cured. I am very much worried about the problem, please help me on this. thanks.

Please Get X ray or MRI of your Lower Back !! will have to clear whether the pain arising is from back and referred to knee and foot, or is solely knee joint pain. when you hear sound like tuk while folding or unfolding ie bending and straightening your knees, that means your popliteus muscle ie behind the knee joint is weak and complete load is taken by the meniscus or ligament supporting the knee. i would advise you 3 things, get mri scan for lower back, strengthen the muscle and ligament of y ...

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I need to have Knee Lubrication Injection as knee replacement surgery seems risky and may be difficult for my weight to carry on after operation. Pls advise. Thanks

Hi I am Dr Alok, Rheumatologist from Delhi yes, you can take injection, but remember, its effect lasting for 3 months to 1 year only, mean while you should do physiotherapy. But if joints are damaged completely, there is no option but to surgery Hope this will help should you have any queries, please donot hesitate ...

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hi! i have a psoriasis since my late 20s. and now im sufferring pain at the back and knee. is that psoriatic arthritis?

Hi I am Dr Alok, Rheumatologist from Delhi yes, it is psoriatic arthritis. You need to see a rheumatoi Unfortunately, there is no cure of spondyloarthropathy, but it is well treatable disease. You should see rheumatologist as soon as possible to avoid deformity Hope this will help should you have any queries, please donot hesitate ...

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I had a fall 6 months ago . Broke some cartage in my knee. My knee does a fast give out when I am walking. dont know what it is. Now I got told i have tendonitis of the ankle. It is so pain full. What is causing this and what can be done to help me. The doctor said I will some day need knee surgery and foot surgery to fuse all my bone toes together. He does not know why my knee on the out side gives a fast snap and gives out. Hop you can help me. Thank you Candie

The Changes seen in your musculoskeletal system are age related symptoms, Cartilage are Outer lining of the bones which in your case as you say, its broken, please understand, Cartilage cannot be regrown naturally as other tissue in the body. The knee give out fast, because your whole body weight is been carried by the weak knees while you walk, this in turn could lead to impaired gait cycle which ultimately result in pain in ankle causing tendonitis. if you take proper medication / physical a ...

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i have knee pain. i dont want a knee surgery. is there any way to manage my knee joints without pain and avoid surgery. please give advice me.

Hi I am Dr Alok, Rheumatologist from Delhi What is the cause of your knee pain? if it is due to Osteoarthritis, Physiotherapy and the life style management is the only answer Hope this will help should you have any queries, please donot hesitate ...

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Knee pain at age of 60 .Should one go for surgery at this age ? Knee cap hurts later or can it lead to back pain later ?

Hello madam , It is suggested to consult an orthopedician to find the cause for the knee pain. If it can be rehabilitated then the surgery can be avoided or postponed . There are chances to get back pain if there is abnormal knee posture (related to hip and foot alignment) leading to improper weight bearing, walking and causing pain. Rehabilitation can help in this situation. ...

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I am suffering from rheumatoid arthritis from 8 months. I am having joint pain in my wrist,knee,feet,fingers. I am 45 years of age. My haemoglobin has dropped to 8.3 and R.A. factor reached to 60. Provide me some suggestions for the treatment.

Hi Hi and thanks for the query I am Dr. Alok, Rheumatologist and very pleased to be assisting you with your health questions today. It is very difficult to advise treatment, just on RA factor. you need to see a rheumatologist as soon as possible to prevent permanent joint damage. Now a days there are many very good medicine available Hope this helps and provides answers to your question. If you have any further queries, please don’t hesitate to ask me again I wish you good health, take ...

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