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A 22-year-old male asked about a 54-year-old female:

My mother has gap between knee bones and no fluid present there,as doctors and x-rays suggests no medicine gives the relief,difficulty in walking.

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Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Sounds like: advanced osteoarthrits and if oral medication fails then a trial of orthovisc/synvisc should be tried next and surgery with replacement as a last resort.

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Last updated Jun 20, 2014

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