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Elizabethtown, PA
A female asked:

I can't bent my knee or keep it straight with out it hurting. it also hurts to touch. i don't know what's wrong with my knee?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Varies: Did you injure it? If you did, your symptoms are potentially consistent with a bucket handle tear if the meniscus.i would not hesitate to be seen and evaluated.
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