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Knee pain, swelling around the knee. Pain comes and goes

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Knee pain, swelling around the knee. Pain comes and goes when I over do it or change in the weather.

Do you such symptoms in both knee?

Are you overweight?

have you taken any medications?

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Do you such symptoms in both knee? No both swell but has no pain.

Are you overweight? yes

have you taken any medications? Advil

Age? 54
The most common cause is- Arthritis, knee joint is most commonly involved joint in rheumatic diseases.It can be Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis.

To make a diagnose you require blood test for RA factor, and X-ray of knee joint. One other possibility is of Tendinitis , this is inflammation of the tendon.

As such you need clinical examination by doctor,blood tests, X-ray so that appropriate management is done. Doctor may advice you prescription medications and suggest for Physical therapist.

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