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Fell, twisted ankle+injured knee. knee is painful, swollen, non-weight bearing. iced, wrapped, and elevated. no med insurance. is a doc visit needed?

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Yes: Yes for evaluation, and did you trip or was there another cause for the fall.

Answered 11/27/2017

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Please get checked.: It is concerning that you can't put any weight on it. If you have a broken bone then your leg needs proper splinting and treatment or this may lead to even bigger problems later. You can always get evaluated and treated in the er. We are here to help you! most er's will also be able to help get you set up with insurance, medical assistance, or help direct you. Good luck in you recovery!

Answered 2/16/2014

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