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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.

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