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I have severe pain in r leg and my knee catches. stops me in tracks. cannot bend leg more than 90degrees. should i see family doctor or call orthopedic doctor? pain in leg & knee?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Family doc: Call your family doc first. Circumstances in which you started experiencing the pain, such as intense physical activities or trauma will be critical. Based on exam and possible imaging your doc will decide if an Ortho consult will be needed.

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Last updated Oct 27, 2020

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