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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vinay Pampati
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Try: rest, ice, anti-inflammatories. If this doesn't help go see ur doctor

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
See a doctor: Orthopedist can check it out.
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Knee Injury: Seek medical care including exam, xrays to find the diagnosis and treatment asap, if you can not get an appointment with orthpedic, go to er. Meanwhi ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janiece Stewart
20 years experience Sports Medicine
Yes: If you bruised your kneecap, intermittent pain can last several months. If it is continuing to improve with time, no need to worry. If the pain pers ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
May need orthopedist: If the knee is swollen (compared to the other knee in the mirror) or tender when you press on it, you should see an orthopedist for an evaluation. If ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Knee pain: Probably the result of minor trauma causing a bruise. Give your self a lot of time and it should heal up completely.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Nomicos
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Yes: Any knee injury that doesn't resolve relatively quickly should at least be check by your doctor.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Knee pain: There could be some internal derangement of knee structures like cartilage or ligaments even if there is no swelling. Since you're experiencing so muc ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: Your knee needs to be examined and if necessary x-rayed.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahruq Sarela
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Swelling: you may have a hematoma developing in the musculature after trauma. given the size and rate of expansion see your provider, or go to the ER to be chec ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Then you should have the knee evaluated if the pain is not improving 2-3 weeks after the injury. See an orthopedist. An MRI may be needed.

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