A 26-year-old male asked:
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how would i know if i tore my acl again? had patella tendon graft put in knee, i just worked out and it's now swollen had surgery may 15, 2014

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me try to help: To know for sure two ways, physical exam and MRI for the knee. some times the physical exam alone could do it.
Answered on Nov 7, 2014
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