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Milledgeville, GA
A 36-year-old female asked:

I fell on my knee sunday and im having swelling and pain also in my hip area i can walk on my leg some but it still hurt could it be sprain?

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Dr. Peter Buecker
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Rest/ice/elevate: Most likely a deep contusion, or bruise. You could even have a bone bruise. Ice it, keep it elevated above your heart, and wrap with an ace wrap or similar. If not significantly better in 2-3 days, get an xray and possibly an MRI to ensure no more significant injury.
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