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My mum has osteoporosis. And dementia she has left sided weakness

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My mum has osteoporosis. And dementia she has left sided weakness due to stroke her left knee has swollen really bad and is twisted to side and is bent.can a flare up of osteoarthritis cause this overnight. I think shes tried to stand up and twisted it.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
HiSorry for the delayThis isn't her arthritis--she's probably torn either a ligament or a cartilage in the knee and she needs an MRI of the knee to see what is the problem.Let me know if you need any more information please
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