A 28-year-old female asked:
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i injured my knee 2 weeks ago and its still swollen couldnt walk. have on an immobilizer,waiting on mri, did i tear my acl?

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Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
Knee Injury: What did you doctor who ordered your MRI tell you? I am assuming you are getting the MRI to confirm what happened. Best of luck to you.
Answered on Feb 10, 2017
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Dr. Jeffrey Ramkaransingh
20 years experience Interventional Radiology
Don't know: Physical exam can point towards an ACL tear but an MRI is needed to diagnose that for certain.
Answered on Jul 10, 2014
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