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Osteoarthritis Of Knee

Osteoarthritis of the knee is usually an age-related disease that occurs due to regular wear and tear of the knee joint. It may occur faster in the case of older individuals and post-menopausal women.

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Is it safe for my mother to take Terifrac for osteoarthritis?

Query: Hello doctor,My mother has been experiencing joint pains for a long time and had a knee replacement last year. During our consultation for a second knee, the doctor mentioned osteoporosis and suggested a Terifrac injection for a year. How can we be sure this injection will not have any negative effe...  Read Full »

Dr. Anuj Nigam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. Both osteoarthritis and osteoporosis are distinct forms of bone loss that are related to an individual's age since they both develop in later life. Osteo refers to bone, arthro means joints, porous means spongy, and...  Read Full »

What causes knee pain and swelling in me?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 40 year old female. My height is 5'4" and my weight is 64 kg. I am suffering from left knee pain with some swelling and stiffness for the past three years. I am taking Sazo 2000 and OXC 200 for two months, but had no relief. I have ANA 48.5 and CRP 7.9. My MRI showed no tears, but ...  Read Full »

Dr. Naresh Kumar M.

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have reviewed all the information you provided. Please provide me with more details about your problem. How long have you been experiencing pain in your left knee? Are there any other joints, such as your wrist or elbow, that are also painful? It is mentioned that yo...  Read Full »

My mother has severe pain in her knees. Please suggest.

Query: Hello doctor, My mother is 59 years old and she is having severe pain in the knee. After taking x-ray and blood tests we came to know that her vitamin D levels are low which shows 14ng /mL. Can you please suggest a cure for this? Can the pain in the legs be cured? Can you suggest a remedy to get the...  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Vitamin D deficiency is the most common vitamin deficiency currently faced by the population at large. In about 80 percent of urban population vitamin D is either deficient or insufficient. Your mother's problem is easily treatable by oral medications or injections. ...  Read Full »

Are my bowel and joint symptoms related?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 36 years old with a weight of 174 lbs and I am five feet in height. Due to stomach disturbance, I had yellowish urine with pain, popup, and cracker sound in my legs and knee joints before three years. I consulted the doctor and he suggested to examine liver function test and all the ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandeep V. Nair

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have ANA (antinuclear antibody) positivity and H.pylori (helicobacter) antibody positivity. In view of your multiple joint pains with negative ENA (extractable nuclear antigen antibodi...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing pain in the shoulder blades, lower back, and knee. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have frequent pain in my neck and shoulder blades. The pain sometimes develops on the left or the right side. I am also finding it difficult to climb stairs and have knee pain. The pain starts in the lower back and radiates through the hip to the knee. Kindly advise on the necessary...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, It is likely spondylosis (cervical and lumbar) and knee osteoarthritis. It is a spine problem where you get pain and other symptoms due to compression of nerves between the spine. So it will cause symptoms along the course of the nerves. These are all age-related problems. Do you have any...  Read Full »

My knee pain got worse after doing knee exercises. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 51-year-old overweight female. Almost a month ago, I had two knee injections for osteoarthritis in my right knee. From the first day after the injection, the doctor instructed me to do knee exercises (folding and stretching) five times a day. I did the exercise for a week but then ...  Read Full »

Dr. Kanani Darshan Jayantilal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I am sorry to hear that you are experiencing intense knee pain. It is possible that the knee injections and exercises have aggravated the underlying condition in your knee, leading to increased pain. The injections could have caused some inflammation, and the exercis...  Read Full »

Please provide a clear diagnosis of my knee MRI.

Query: Hi doctor, I have had bilateral knee pain. I had an MRI that showed changes and articular full-thickness cartilage loss. I have had increased pain so had another MRI done one week ago. The report states: Mild OA changes with spiky tibial tubercles and small osteophytic lipping formations were seen...  Read Full »

Dr. Anuj Nigam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to In terms of straightforward words, this report (attachment removed for patient identity protection) says stage 2 or 3 osteoarthritis. Your bone is getting damaged. A subchondral cyst is formed when bone tries to cover up the damages by rebuilding the bone in a fast man...  Read Full »

How to treat knee pain and stiffness in a diabetic patient?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 69 years old. She is getting pain in the right knee (left side), burning sensation, and stiff legs after sitting for a long time to get up. It subsides after a few steps. There is no swelling or inflammation in the legs. How can I upload the X-rays? She has diabetes for the ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vikas Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through clinical history and X-ray images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The picture looks to be related to moderate arthritis of the knee, not like a neurological problem. And this needs proper treatment in terms of knee exercises, avo...  Read Full »

Will pressure bandage help with severe knee pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a sore knee that is painful throughout the day and very painful at night. I had an MRI done. Based on this report, would surgical intervention be required (e.g., knee arthroscopy)? I know this can be related to pain levels as having had a similar issue in the right knee, but it ...  Read Full »

Dr. Anuj Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Are you able to squat completely and comfortably?  Read Full »

How long will knee pain and bruise last after a fall in elder patients?

Query: Hello doctor, Two months ago my mother fell down on her knees but did not seem to complain. Recently, she did a bit of house work for a few days and her knee is in pain especially in the back where you bend your leg. Pain is also notable when she sits down for an hour or longer and gets up, and als...  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your mother has osteoarthritis of the knee and the fall may have stirred this further. The pain that you describe is at the back of the knee this can come from the knee cap as well as the degenerative tear of the medial meniscus. As there are very few mechanical symp...  Read Full »

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