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A 17-year-old female asked:

i previously broke my knee 14 yrs ago. i am now feeling sharp pains up and down my shin, and my knee is bruised badly and swollen. what do i do?

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Dr. Irving Harper
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Help!: Sounds like sequelae of original injury with secondary arthritis, knee cap nonalignment, and /or shin splints.

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