A 21-year-old male asked:
got diagnosed with cellulitis in my lower leg today and now my kneecap is really bothering me. could this have spread to my bone or unrelated?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Not likely: It probably didn't spread to the bone but it is possible it spread to the joint. You should have it examined as it's an emergency to have a septic joint.
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Last updated Dec 20, 2014
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