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I heard something tear underneath my knee cap when I bent down to pick up a towel. It hurts bad! what happened?

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Dr. Gregory Fehr
Emergency Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Knee cap

Could be a number of things, from a tendon or cruciate tear to some innocent "creaking".
Let it rest for two weeks, if then it still hurts, you'll need an orthopod to get an MRI of your knee.

In brief: Knee cap

Could be a number of things, from a tendon or cruciate tear to some innocent "creaking".
Let it rest for two weeks, if then it still hurts, you'll need an orthopod to get an MRI of your knee.
Dr. Gregory Fehr
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Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Strain

It may just be a strain.
Try some rest, ice, and a nsaids(advil, etc). If it does not improve see a doctor.

In brief: Strain

It may just be a strain.
Try some rest, ice, and a nsaids(advil, etc). If it does not improve see a doctor.
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