A 20-year-old female asked:
hit my knee on the coffe table. upward motion. it was one of the worst pains. it's been two hours and i'm having difficulty walking, moving leg, can bear weight for a short time. it's not too swollen tho. should i be worried?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Austin Mackens answered
10 years experience Family Medicine
RICE: Start with Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation or RICE therapy. If you don't have any medicine allergies you can take an NSAID like aleve or ibuprofen as well. If your symptoms are not improving you will need an examination and xray. Hope this helps. God Bless
Answered on Jan 5, 2019
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