Pain In The Right Crab When Lifting The Leg?
Hello, r n r nGood Night, r n r nI want to ask, my mother is 45 years old experiencing symptoms of pain in the right ankle, when lifting the right leg it hurts, like being stabbed, then if you hold it on the leg that hurts it feels hot, the leg can’t be bent, and it’s hard to walk, what is a symptom of the disease? What to do? Thank you. r n r nWassalamualaikum
Thank you for the question.
The knee is the joint that connects the thighbone to the shinbone of the foot. The human knee supports nearly all of the body's weight, making it prone to irritation. The parts of the human knee:
kneecap joint cartilage ligaments One of the causes of pain in the knee can be osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a condition that causes joints to feel painful, stiff, and swollen. Risk factors that increase your risk of developing osteoarthritis include:
increasing age female sex injury to joints obesity hereditary work up and down stairs or lifting heavy loads Symptoms include:
the joint becomes stiff and cannot be moved freely pain sensation of sound in the joint when moved In addition to osteoarthritis there are other causes that cause pain in the knee:
injury due to falls gout disease bleeding in the joint infection in the joint Examination of knee pain includes a physical examination and additional examinations such as:
X-ray examination of blood uric acid levels ultrasound CT-scan MRI As for the prevention and treatment of knee pain:
anti-inflammatory drugs and painkillers such as ibuprofen, meloxicam, or paracetamol, physiotherapy, knee compresses with ice, rest the knee or use knee bandages to reduce weight reduce activity on the knee by not doing strenuous exercise or lifting heavy weights You should immediately see a doctor if:
swelling is clearly visible the knee can not be moved at all, tenderness in the knee and redness and heat, fever changes in the shape of the curvature in the painful knee area. From the conclusion of my explanation, you should immediately take your mother to an Internal Medicine Specialist for further treatment.
Hopefully my explanation can answer the question.
dr. Kresnawati Wahyu Setiono