A 36-year-old member asked:
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i fell over and landed on my knee pretty badly. how badly could i have injured it?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That depends: Swelling? Pain? Bruising? Laceration? Decreased range of motion? Limping? Obvious deformity? If it is significantly symptomatic - medical evaluation would be prudent.
Answered on Jan 24, 2013

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