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A 32-year-old female asked:

I fell hard on my knee, it was swolen and bruised for a while, however i now feel a small little knob in my knee, the area around is numb and i get burning pain. my knee is fine i can move normally,

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Contusion: Normal knee motion is reassuring. You suffered a contusion. Superficial nerves were damaged and may take many months to recover. I recommend that a physician or orthopedic surgeon examine your knee to determine the significance of the bony projection or small knob you describe.

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