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Griffin, Georgia
A 21-year-old female asked:

Knee pain when bending, knee stiffness and leg tingling back of knee and front of knee are swollen no fever not red its been a month since this started the back of my leg hurts when i walk around any ideas??? i have no insurance so plz help!!.

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 44 years experience
There are many: potential diagnoses for the symptoms you are detailing. Some of these are potentially very serious. I am certain that you can find a free clinic near you or in Atlanta (one hour drive away) so you can be appropriately evaluated and treated. Many hospitals will also provide free or discounted care. Don't delay your evaluation.
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Dr. Rikin Patel
Sports Medicine 21 years experience
Recommend Eval: With knee pain lasting a month, swelling and stiffness I would recommend you have the knee looked at. There are several possible causes to your symptoms; some that may be more concerning then others. Your knee may need to be drained (fluid removed). A more thorough history and exam of your knee seems necessary at this point. Consider a virtual consult as a starting point. Hope that helps!
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Last updated Jun 11, 2017


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