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i fell on knee it is bruised a bit under kneecap hurts when i walk .it makes a popping sound and every so often i get sharp pains that go down my leg?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Ice it until you: Get to see the orthopedist. (Which you need to do).
Answered on May 10, 2015
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Dr. John Cheng
Dr. John Cheng commented
25 years experience Family Medicine
You can also try to get into an Urgent Care or your primary care physician.
May 9, 2015
Dr. Mahesh Allam
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Patellar tendonitis : The patellar tendon may be inflamed but there could be a meniscus tear as well. Consult an Orthopedic specialist.
Answered on May 10, 2015

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