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A 44-year-old female asked:

I recently injured my leg by a fall and i now am experiencing a lot of swelling above knee on my lower thigh what can cause this, i have pain in knee?

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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 30 years experience
Knee injury: Perhaps you sustained an injury to your muscle or bled into the muscle or even sustained a fracture. Lots of possible causes of painful swelling above the knee. Best to go see your family doctor for an evaluation, diagnosis & treatment.

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Last updated Nov 21, 2013

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