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I have a pain in my knee that developed on a hike. it hurts when i walk downhill. there is no redness or swelling.

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Strained patellar: Tendon likely. Give it rest, ice it frequently and take some antiinflammatory for a few days. If no better, get it checked.

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Last updated Feb 21, 2013

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