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A female asked:

I fell yesterday and my right knee is swollen bruised and hot to touch. i can walk on it but is painful?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
You may: be describing a sub-patella BURSITIS (also called "housemaid's knee" (from washing floors on the hands and knees a VERY VERY OLD job description!!!!) In any case a "Hands On" examination is necessary! Meantime apply ICE and ELEVATE! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z

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