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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Can Lyrica help my mother's arthritis-induced walking difficulties?

Query: Hello doctor, We do not have any current x-rays, but the local doctor thinks it is related to arthritis. It is starting to impact her walking a bit. Are there any exercises and medicines she should take? Pain killers work, but we want to solve the problem with compression-like heat. How about taking...  Read Full »


Dr. Bn Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and am sorry for such discomfort. Kindly answer the questions to know more. 1. What is the actual history of presenting complaints? 2. Is it arthritis of the knee joint? The query does not mention the symptom of the patient. Considering the...  Read Full »

What is the reason for edema of both feet and ankles?

Query: Hello doctor, I am regularly taking 6 oz of warm water with half a slice of a medium-sized lemon and one medium spoon of honey right in the morning for the last 15 days. Whatever be the benefits, I find my arthritic knee pains have slightly increased along with edema of both feet and ankles and pa...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. You have mentioned that you are suffering from ankylosing spondylitis (AS) with osteoarthritis. But, you have not mentioned which DMARD (disease-modifying antirheumatic drug) you are taking. Anyways, I would suggest the following. NSAIDS (non-...  Read Full »

What does my knee MRI actually indicate?

Query: Hi doctor, Recently, I slipped from the bike and hurt my right knee. Though it is causing less pain during a normal walk, it hurts a lot while walking on stairs. I visited an orthopedic surgeon, and he told me to take an MRI. The MRI report is as follows: Impression: Grade 3 tear involving the pos...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It would have been ideal if you had posted your MRI films for me to see, as, without them, I can only comment and answer your questions with limited knowledge of your condition. Cysts are not an immediate result of trauma. They develop over time and may have prec...  Read Full »

Will osteoarthritis causing knee pain resolve without surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, My 60 years old dad has knee pain from the past 1 to 2 years. After taking many x-rays, the doctor diagnosed him with osteoarthritis. The doctor suggested going for knee replacement. We would like to know, can the pain reduce without surgery?  Read Full »


Dr. Lokesh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the x-rays (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The knee shows osteoarthritis. Surgery is a very good option, that is a total knee replacement. Nowadays, good implants are available, which lasts up to 30 years in vivo studies. You should ask you...  Read Full »

Is it possible to have osteoarthritis in both knees?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38-year-old female. I have knee pain in both knees out of injury-induced, and earlier I had knee osteoarthritis as by the X-ray report. How do I improve?  Read Full »


Dr. Suman Saurabh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to hear about your injury. It is very rare to see osteoarthritis in both knees after trauma. You might be having early degenerative osteoarthritis or maybe chondromalacia patella. One thing I would like to ask if you have any other joint pain or morning st...  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 th...  Read Full »


Dr. Vikas Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

Are my bowel and joint symptoms related?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 36 years old with a weight of 79 kilograms 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 al...  Read Full »


Dr. Sandeep V Nair

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

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 icliniq.com. Are you able to squat completely and comfortably?  Read Full »

Why am I getting knee pain even with simple activity?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 27 year old male. My weight is 85 kg and height is 179 cm. About 2 years ago, I participated in a half marathon. On that day, I started feeling pain in both knees above the patella. I think in quadriceps tendon. I followed RICE and the pain went off. But, after that, whenever I do s...  Read Full »


Dr. Shakti A. Goel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Considering your symptoms and pain, I have a few points to mention. It is possible that the pain is due to quadriceps pull. However, a condition called chondromalacia patellae should also be ruled out. Do you have pain in climbing upwards or upstairs? I wou...  Read Full »

My knee pain is getting worse and not supported by painkillers. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 56-year-old male and I do not have any other medical conditions. My right knee is very painful. I have had pain in my knees for a while but it has been fine to live with. But recently, the pain in my right knee is starting to affect my everyday life. There is no swelling or rednes...  Read Full »


Dr. Patel Tejashkumar Govindbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Nice explanation regarding your condition. From your history, it looks like you are suffering from degenerative osteoarthritis. I suggest you to do an x-ray to know the stage of osteoarthritis and decide its mode of management and treatment.  Read Full »

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