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Bruised knee, painful to put pressure and straighten leg, numbness in foot and pins and needles?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Knee pain: Bruised knee can be associated with swelling of knee by causing an effusion. This can effect mobility and be associated with pain on standing. Your popliteal nerve travels behind the knee and that can get pressure and cause tingling and or numbness.

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Last updated Aug 11, 2019

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