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A female asked:

I have a torn meniscus and chondromalacia of the patella. constant bruising and swelling- don't know. what could be the problem and how to fix it?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
These conditions -: -have no relationship 2 Ur bruising , as they R within the knee capsule. If bruising is of major concern, start by Cing Ur PCP, and have lab studies.
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