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Do you think i should run it my track meet?

Patient: What is wrong with my knee? Do you think i should run it my track meet? Because it hurts real bad when i start running. And sometimes i cant bend or straighten it. And when i move a certain way on it it hurts real bad. And sometimes it hurts and i don’t even do anything on it. Sometimes applying slight pressure on it my knee hurts.

 

 

Doctor: HelloThank you for posting your query on ATD.I have gone through your query and understand your concern. You shoul d look for two problem. One is a mechanical problem that some defect or tear in meniscus and ligaments. This can be seen by MRI of knee joint and treated accordingly. Second common possibility can be vitamin D deficiency. Get your vitamin D levels and if found low you can take supplements of vitamin D3. Analgesic such as ibuprofen are helpful in relieving pain. Hope your query get answered.Wishing you a good health.Take care

 


 

 
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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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