A 35-year-old member asked:
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knee popping out of socket. is this bad?

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Dr. Pietro Seni
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: You are referring to a dislocated patella, it should be corrected in orther to avoid problems associated with chronic dislocations, such as falling down(may fracture a bone)it prevent you from engaging in certain activities and sports.
Answered on Jul 31, 2019

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