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What could be wrong with my knee if xrays are normal?

What could be wrong with my knee if xrays are normal?

Knee xrays: Unfortunately xrays only show bones and your joints. Any problems that do not involve those structures and a number of disorders that do involve those structures can be present with normal xrays. ...Read more

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What could be wrong with my knee? I've had pain for 4 months its very swollen and kind of bruised and hurts all the time. I don't recall any injury.

What could be wrong with my knee? I've had pain for 4 months its very swollen and kind of bruised and hurts all the time. I don't recall any injury.

Time to see doc..: Knee effusion can be from infection (i.E lyme), rheumatologic disease/arthritis, bleeding in (hemophilia) the knee etc... It is not possible to tell what you have or to better advise you since the information you provided is so limited. Thorough history and exam are very important for an accurate diagnosis..Please consult doc for eval. Motrin/aleve may help a bit. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Around two months ago i fell on my knee while ice skating. It's still hurting, my doctor won't take me seriously. What could be wrong with my knee?

Around two months ago i fell on my knee while ice skating. It's still hurting, my doctor won't take me seriously. What could be wrong with my knee?

Contusion: Most likely a contusion. This can be just a superficial, or deep bruise all the way to the bone. Cartilage can be bruised, scuffed, or even torn (less likely). If your pain persists, request an MRI to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could be wrong with my knee when the MRI says that I have a displaced meniscus root? No arthrtis shown please help displacement must mean tear?

What could be wrong with my knee when the MRI says that I have a displaced meniscus root? No arthrtis shown please help displacement must mean tear?

Yes: Displaced meniscal root = tear of the meniscal root coronary ligaments which results in abnormal mobility of the meniscus, which can predispose to knee "locking" when the mobile root "flips" into the wrong place. ...Read more

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