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Unable to bear weight with left knee, also unable to extend fully without pain. Some swelling. Happened after gardening (10 mins). Seek doc/let heal?

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Dr. Jeremy Spencer
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Get it checked

the swollen, atraumatic knee can be difficult to diagnose without seeing it.
on an emergency room visit, your doctor needs to assess you for fevers, incrsd WBC count, knee xray and and some cases drain fluid from the knee to confirm it is not a septic joint. And then sometimes, without any concerning exam findings, we will just wrap in an ace bandage and ice it. Can't bare weight is no good

In brief: Get it checked

the swollen, atraumatic knee can be difficult to diagnose without seeing it.
on an emergency room visit, your doctor needs to assess you for fevers, incrsd WBC count, knee xray and and some cases drain fluid from the knee to confirm it is not a septic joint. And then sometimes, without any concerning exam findings, we will just wrap in an ace bandage and ice it. Can't bare weight is no good
Dr. Jeremy Spencer
Dr. Jeremy Spencer
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Dr. Natalie Geary
Pediatrics

In brief: Pain

please get evaluate from orthopedist

In brief: Pain

please get evaluate from orthopedist
Dr. Natalie Geary
Dr. Natalie Geary
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