A 21-year-old female asked:
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hit the side of my knee really hard 9 days ago. now it's very sore touch & push on. some popping. only hurts on my patella. what did i do? walk fine

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: This is likely a local contusion as you can walk without pain. This will take 2-4 weeks to heal. Apply heat to the area. If it persists see an orthopedist.
Answered on Nov 16, 2018

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