Knee Pain?

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Ass. Tonight I am a mother aged 30 children 1 knp well, my knee hurts what if I go up and down and stand hard to move my knees but if I walk it doesn’t hurt … is this gout or rheumatism please what should I do wassalam

1 Answer:

Hi Harthaty,


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Pain in the knee area that feels better when walking can be a sign of rheumatoid arthritis. This condition reflects a chronic inflammation of the joint and surrounding supporting tissue that is triggered by an autoimmune disorder, a disorder in which the body abnormally attacks the body's own healthy cells. It could also, this disease appears accompanied by disorders of other organs, such as the skin, eyes, lungs, heart and blood vessels.


Not only pain, rheumatoid arthritis can also cause joints to become swollen, feel warm, stiff, and also various other systemic complaints, such as weakness, fatigue, prolonged fever, and quite drastic weight loss. Your risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis will increase if you are female, aged 40 to 60 years, have a family history of suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, smoke, are obese, or are also frequently exposed to chemicals, such as asbestos or silica.


Apart from rheumatoid arthritis, pain in your knee can also occur due to other triggers, such as gout arthritis (gout), osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia (muscle pain), ligament injuries, osteomyelitis (bone infection), viral or bacterial infections (such as chikungunya). , bone cancer, deficiency of certain vitamins or minerals, pinched nerves, and so on.


Considering that your complaint seems very disturbing, you should check it directly with your doctor for further evaluation. If necessary, follow-up examinations, such as X-rays, CT scans, joint fluid examination, arthroscopy, and so on, your doctor may do to identify exactly what. the basis of your complaint.


In the meantime, what you need to do:

Warm or cold compresses to painful knees (whichever makes you most comfortable)
Maintain body weight, avoid overweight and obesity
Use comfortable footwear, stay away from high heels
Avoid massaging or massaging the sore knee too much
Take paracetamol to reduce pain

Hope it helps ..

dr. Nadia Nurotul Fuadah

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