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After a fall have swollen red knee cap is also stiff hard to walk on painfull & warm, to the touch. It's painfull to elevate?

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Dr. Mitchell Kahn
Internal Medicine
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In brief: See a doctor

If there was a break in the skin from the fall, bacteria can get into the skin (or even into the knee) and cause a serious infection that needs to be treated.
Go see a doctor.

In brief: See a doctor

If there was a break in the skin from the fall, bacteria can get into the skin (or even into the knee) and cause a serious infection that needs to be treated.
Go see a doctor.
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