A 28-year-old male asked:
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feels tight behind knee cap on lt. leg. feels like metal knee brace on sides of knee, and femur pushing down hard on tibia. knee cracks when turning.

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Compartment syndrome: Get an immediate orhtopedic evaluation
Answered on Aug 6, 2020
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor asap: or go to ER as it could be a compartment syndrome.
Answered on Nov 11, 2017
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