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Patient

Q: I fell down the stairs 05/21/14 over three weeks ago. My knee is swollen and won't go straight. My question is my doctor put me on hydrocodon for the pain but I am a recovering alcoholic and addict. I would like to know if there is any other kind of medication I could take for the pain? I am also taking ibuprofen for the swelling. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Symptoms:  Swelling of right knee. Leg will not go straight.
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