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San Jose, CA
A 38-year-old female asked:

Inner left knee red, swollen & tender in one spot immed. after first time running. walking hurts, better w/rest. stress fracture?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 35 years experience
That is not : the typical location for a stress fracture. It may be a ligamentous injury(MCL). See your doc for an evaluation.
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