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A 44-year-old female asked:

My knee hurts a lot when i put it in external rotation but feels a little better with internal rotation what could be the problem? please explain

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Dr. Tracy Lovell
Internal Medicine - rheumatology 23 years experience
Could be a number: It could be a number of things but it could be a meniscal tear or arthritis. See your doctor to be evaluated.
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