A 50-year-old female asked:
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i fell on concrete friday. my right knee is numb but, i can walk pain free. there is numbness. swelling is almost gone. should i see a doctor?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Contusion: Most likely this contusion type knee injury bruised superficial nerves. As long as the knee isn't showing increasing swelling or causing increasing pain you can hold off on seeing a physician. The numbness may take days or weeks to resolve.
Answered on Jul 10, 2017
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