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Reoccuring patella dislocation. last one a week ago, little pain when it happened. now lower medial sharp pain and half dollar size bruise.

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Dr. Douglas Abeles
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Patella Dislocation: Definitely start with anti inflammatory medication to help the inflamation and irritation. Start with the standard RICE--rest, ice, compression and elevation to help with the symptoms. If pain and or the dislocation recurs, xrays and MRI are needed.

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