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I fell over this afternoon and one of my knees is now

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I fell over this afternoon and one of my knees is now swollen and bruised and it’ hurting.
JA: How long have you had the swelling? Have you used any medication for it?
Customer: i
JA: Got it. Have you seen a doctor about the swelling?
Customer: i have only just noticed the swelling and I haven’t used any medication .
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: I have a neurological problem for which I take Pregabilin
Submitted: 16 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 16 days ago.

Hi...Dr Hayat here...Can I please have a look at the knee..if you can send me a picture

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Is this good enough. If not I will take another one.
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Should I put a packet of frozen peas on my knee to get the swelling down?
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 16 days ago.

Yes ...Good enough..are you able to bear wt on it ?

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
What is wt?
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 16 days ago.

Weight

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
If You mean weight? It hurts when I walk.
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 16 days ago.

Ok. Hope it doesn't budge to your weight ? Or doesn't get locked at a point?

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Notlocked
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 16 days ago.

Ok. Just need to apply cold compresses , need some rest...avoid unnecessary weight bearing on it and use paracetamol or Brufen...It should settle in next 2,3 days ..

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
I can also bend it.
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 16 days ago.

That's good...

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Thanks
Expert:  Dr Hayat replied 16 days ago.

Is there anything else you need to consult?