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A 27-year-old female asked:

I have fallen on ice while snowboarding. immediately felt like it was bleeding. its been 7 days and it is still bruised. now theres a bump and its bruised around it and the entire knee. should i get it checked out? theres some burning/tingling?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Knee injury ?'s: A fall while snowboarding followed by isolated pain, bruising around the knee may indicate ligament damage, so get a referral to an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation from your primary care physician.

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Last updated Dec 1, 2020

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