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What doctor should I go to if my knee hurts? Orthopedic first?
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Dr. Chad Boomershine
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Not necessarily
An orthopedist can be helpful if there's no swelling or redness, but they will often recommend an MRI which is an expensive test.
A rheumatologist is most helpful if there is swelling or redness since this can indicate inflammation.

In brief: Not necessarily
An orthopedist can be helpful if there's no swelling or redness, but they will often recommend an MRI which is an expensive test.
A rheumatologist is most helpful if there is swelling or redness since this can indicate inflammation.
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