A 44-year-old female asked:
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44 (f) knee is very painful lateral side. been bad 7 wk and is now hurting all over. i have had no injury, sudden onset, unstable and popping?

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Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Meniscus/tendon: Pain and instability suggests an internal derangement of the knee, possibly a torn lateral meniscus or lateral knee tendon. 7 weeks requires an MRI and an orthopedic consultation.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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