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I twisted my knee and now its swollen, bruised and very painful. How should I treat it?

I twisted my knee and now its swollen, bruised and very painful. How should I treat it?

Rice: It sounds like you did tear something, since it is bruised. The treatment, until you can get to a doctor, is rest, ice, compression, and elevation....Ice is recommended for the first 48 hours, after that usually heat. You do need to see a doctor, and likely have the fluid tapped, an xray, and maybe an mri. ...Read more

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I feel down the steps and twisted my knee the pain is on the inside of my knee and it is only a little bit swollen I have been limping what is wrong?

I feel down the steps and twisted my knee the pain is on the inside of my knee and it is only a little bit swollen I have been limping what is wrong?

SPRAIN: You injured your mcl or your medial meniscus. Either way ice, ice, ice and a knee brace, see a doctor as you may need an MRI poss surgical intervention if knee is unstable, locks or continues to hurt. Baby this knee for a little while, rest it. ...Read more

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Fell 5 ft i landed on my right foot and i twisted my knee.Swollen above knee and cannot bear weight on it i'm in no pain.Walking on cruches.Been 2days?

Fell 5 ft i landed on my right foot and i twisted my knee.Swollen above knee and cannot bear weight on it i'm in no pain.Walking on cruches.Been 2days?

See details: If you cannot walk but truly have no pain when you try to walk, then you have an unstable knee. This is usually a tear and needs orthopedic evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Hi the other day i twisted my knee getting up out of bed its not bruised or swollen but getting a numb feeling in my toes how long will it take toheal?

Hi the other day i twisted my knee getting up out of bed its not bruised or swollen but getting a numb feeling in my toes how long will it take toheal?

Wait for to six week: The perineal nerve runs along the outside of your knee and occasionally can be injuried with a twist. This can cause toe numbness. Another likely cause may be injury to a disc in your back. Are you having any back pain? In either instance wait about six weeks to see if the numbness stops. If it does not (or if it worsens) see a orthopedist or physiatrist for a formal evaluation. ...Read more

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3 d agoi twisted my knee & since had pain if i move wrong. L knee hurts anterior of knee cap toward top and pulls behind knee & is swollen. Is it acl?

3 d agoi twisted my knee & since had pain if i move wrong. L knee hurts anterior of knee cap toward top and pulls behind knee & is swollen. Is it acl?

Too early to tell: Give time with little ambulation, ice packs followed by heat, allow time for swelling to go down and pain may go away. If it does not see a doctor. ...Read more

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Diagnosed w knee sprain & had an x ray taken, happened when jumping, I think something may be torn, it is incredibly swollen & can't bear weight ?

Diagnosed w knee sprain & had an x ray taken,  happened when jumping, I think something may be torn, it is incredibly swollen & can't bear weight
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An MRI can help: If you are still having difficulty bearing weight,an MRI can help. We ned to have you seen by a Sports medicine doctor or Orthopedist or PM&R doctor right away for an updated exam and imaging. If it is negative Physical therapy is in order. In the meantime, you can go to URgent care today for evaluation and continue rest, ice, elevation, anti-inflammatory for swelling and pain and to wrap it w/ACE ...Read more