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fell on my knee and now it is numb

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Newton
19 years experience Pain Management
Numbness: Is not the end of the world, but of course it is not normal. Falling directly on the knee can injury the nerves running below the knee cap as well as ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Fehr
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Knee injury: First you outo get an xray, make sure you don't have a fracture. Swelling in itself may put some pressure on the nerves and give some parasthesias in ... Read More
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me try to help: It sound to me you had an injury to the proneal nerve at the level of the knee that cause pain and numbness. Go and check it out with orthopedic surge ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
It is normal: It will take a few more days and the healing process will be completed. Take care.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
This has been a whil: This has been going on for a while now. Best to see the doctor for exam. May have an injury. Get checked out
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Knee injury: A contusion of the knee structures would be likely if you landed on your knee when you fell. Numbness is probably due to bruising of superficial nerve ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Knee trauma: You may have done internal injury to your knee. Please see your doctor so it does not get worse. Peace and good health.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geraldine Goertzen
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
See an orthopedist: It is hard to know without examining you, and without knowing where you are numb, what is causing your problem. It sounds like you first had an inter ... Read More
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Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
You : You probably injured or compressed a nerve (bruise causing compression) when you fell, which in turn is causing the numbness. This should improve as t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Contusion: Normal knee motion is reassuring. You suffered a contusion. Superficial nerves were damaged and may take many months to recover. I recommend that a ph ... Read More
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