A 18-year-old member asked:
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how can you tell if youve injured your knee?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Trauma to knee: Sudden onset of knee pain, swelling, loss of function after a fall or some injury. Pain with walking.
Answered on Feb 7, 2012
Dr. Mark Einbecker
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Pain: Swelling and/or pain are the body's way of telling you something is not right.
Answered on Jul 24, 2012

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