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Experience:  MBBS MS. Post doctoral fellowship in Sports Medicine. General surgeon and sports medicine specialist
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I have pain in my right knee after a bump last October with

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I have pain in my right knee after a bump last October with a lot of swelling
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?
Customer: I have swelling in my right knee to the left under my kneecap
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I had a mini stroke 3 yrs ago
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 6 months ago.

What are the investigations and treatments done?

Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 6 months ago.

Your symptoms are suggestive of tendonitis and bursitis. Age-Related arthritis may be the concomitant cause.

The mainstay of the treatment is;

a) Physical therapy

b) Deep electrotherapy

c) Acupuncture

d) Local analgesic cream

e) Pool therapy/hydrotherapy.

f) Analgesics

g) Lidocaine cream

h) Rest

i) Capsaicin cream.

j) Knee brace.

You may consult;

1) Orthopedics

2) MD in physical medicine and rehabilitation.

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