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A 19-year-old male asked:

Am college punter, lateral knee popped while coming down on plant foot with pain but not extreme. extreme discomfort shuffling to sides or bending ?

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Dr. Bradford Romans
A Verified Doctoranswered
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Knee sprain?: Sounds like an acute sprain/strain.Treat with the usual ...Rest, ice, compression, elevation...Get exam , if persists.
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Dr. James Cunnar
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Patellar subluxation: You likely mildly dislocated your knee cap. Physical therapy and non-steroidal anti-inflammatories will likely help the current symptoms, and prevent future injury.
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Last updated Aug 26, 2013

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