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Which is the best anti-inflammatory pill that I should take for knee swelling?

Best is what works. There is no such thing as a best anti-inflammatory medication as they are all fairly equal in effectiveness. Best is whatever works and doesn't cause side effects. Consult with your doctor so that he or she can take into account your specific medical history when recommending a medication. Read more...
Ibuprofen, Naproxen. The over the counter antiinflammatories are ibuprofen(advil) and Naproxen (aleve). It depends on each person but these are the most commonly used/prescribed antiinflammatories. If you have fevers or chills and you knee is swollen and you have not injured it, you should go to the er to be evaluated and rule out infection. Read more...

A cortisone shot I was given three weeks ago caused additional swelling in my knee. Ice, rest, anti inflammatory, and pt is not helping. What can i?

Cortisone shots. Should help if they actually got into the knee joint, at the worst they should make no difference. It is possible that the injection did not get into the knee joint and your pain worsened. Studies have shown that the best place to put an injection is on the upper outer aspect of your knee next to the kneecap. If it still hurts i would get it reevaluated. Read more...
See doc. There are several possibilities. The two that can cause a significant increase in swelling is infection or a steroid flare. The steroid flare usually only lasts a day or two. You need to call the doctor. Read more...

I've had knee swelling and pain since one month and a half I've been taking antiinflamatory and getting rest but still the same?

See below. You see a doctor as this point if you have already to have imaging, blood work, and possibly having fluid drained from that knee to better determine what is going on. Read more...

Best way to treat knee swelling?

Should be evaluated. Knee swelling is a sign of something wrong. It is not a disease in and of itself. There are many causes and only a trained expert can determine the source. Read more...

Knee swelling and pain since two months increasing upon activity no releif with antiinflamatory xray shows no bone deformity?

MRI. Knee pain and swelling can be from a variety of problems. Inflammatory issues such as arthritis, synovitis, tendinitis etc. Can cause pain and swelling. Injuries such as cartilage or ligament tears can also cause pain and swelling. See your doctor and request an MRI as these are all treated differently. Read more...
See below. It sounds like you need an aspiration with studies performed on the knee fluid and a MRI at this point to better determine what is going on. Read more...