How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • Go back-and-forth until satisfied
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Gupta Your Own Question
Dr. Gupta
Dr. Gupta, Doctor
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 10715
Experience:  Vastly experienced MD Physician with 19 years of experience.
239748
Type Your Medical Question Here...
Dr. Gupta is online now

I have a very painful and swollen left knee. I have had this

This answer was rated:

I have a very painful and swollen left knee. I have had this for 4 days and have been using ice packs on the knee, also heat.My doctor can not give me an line consultation until 22nd Sept: Can you help please?
JA: Have you used any medication for the swelling?
Customer: no
JA: Got it. What did you discuss at your last visit to the doctor?
Customer: Blood pressure and arthritis in my right hand
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 had a similar experience some 15 years back and my GP drained it.

Hi, Welcome to JustAnswer. Thank you for your question. I’m Dr. Gupta and I can help you today. I'll be back in a moment with my reply!

Hi,

I am sorry to hear that,

I would certainly encourage you to get to the ER if the problem has not improved after 4 days, this will need a physical evaluation and possibly prescription medicines and even drainage, Do not delay if there is no improvement after 4 days,

Warm regards

Dr. Gupta and other Medical Specialists are ready to help you