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A 29-year-old member asked:

How do i know when a sore knee is doctor visit worthy i think i may have twisted it a little i can still walk fine but trouble with stairs one weekago?

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Dr. Ralph Salvagno
Orthopedic Surgery 40 years experience
Swelling: Swelling of the knee is often a good sign of significant injury to the knee. Comparison with the other knee by looking in a mirror can be useful. 2 other signs of significant injury are "locking" and "giving way".
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