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A 20-year-old male asked:

what causes a dull, throbbing, deep ache below the kneecap? i'm a collegiate bowler and have been having problems for a year.

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Dr. Albert Melaragno
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Chondramalacia/: sometimes there can be inflammation of the patellar cartilage that can cause this type of pain. should see an orthopedist to get the proper therapy

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Last updated Aug 2, 2015

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