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Swollen Knee Can T Bend
I had a swollen knee & I couldn't put it straight or bend it & I'm beginning to limp. Is this normal? This has happened before.
Swollen knee for a week. Can't squat or bend my knee won't support it. Pain. No injury I didn't fall noticed the pain getting off couch week ago?
Swollen knee a bit stiff carnt bend it properly can still hold all my weight also spend a lot of time on my kness due 2 work will it go down on its ow?
I have had a swollen knee for about a month now. Very sniff when I first wake up and hard to bend an straighten. Had X-ray but said it was fine.
Treatment/Evaluation: Swelling in the knee usually represents some type of injury either as a result of trauma or a disease process like arthritis or gout. Ice and elevation will help. If there are no contraindications then an anti inflammatory medicine like advil or aleve (naproxen) may also help. It is important to have the knee evaluated to determine the cause of swelling as this often means that there is cartilage injury. ...Read more
See your doctor: You need to determine what is causing the knee in order for it get better. Your doctor may try to drain some fluid off the knee and perform other tests. ...Read more
See your doctor: You doctor will need to perform an evaluation to determine what is causing it and may have to drain fluid from it. Hope that helps. ...Read more
See details: Then see a rheumatologist and have the knee evaluated. ...Read more