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Hi i'm 22 for the last week iv had a deep pain in back of my knee shooting pains and numb hands and feet i'm a bit scared please help!

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Family Medicine 49 years experience
Exam now: Never ignore shooting pains and numbness, since these can be related to nerve irriation or inflammation. Make an appointment for examination. OK to use Advil or Aleve (naproxen) (OTC) if you are not allergic to these medications.
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