U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 17-year-old male asked:

I have a knee problem i injured it while playing basketball i can bend it perfectly but when i put pressure on the knee it hurts what is the problem?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Meniscus??: Might be meniscal tear. Needs exam and maybe mri.
Dr. Greg Hicken
Specializes in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Bone bruise?: You may have a bone bruise. If there is limited swelling and good stability of the knee, you may have simply bruised the cartilage or bone. If it is not better in 4-6 wks, get it checked out.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Sep 28, 2016

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.