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My knee is swelling, on top of the knee cap extended til 3in up after fell off the mtb & landed on a stump. How can I know whether its serious or not?

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Dr. Christopher Ferguson
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Knee swelling

Knee swelling following a traumatic event needs to be evaluated by a physician.
Additional testing such as xray may be needed to check for fractures or other internal injuries to the knee.

In brief: Knee swelling

Knee swelling following a traumatic event needs to be evaluated by a physician.
Additional testing such as xray may be needed to check for fractures or other internal injuries to the knee.
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
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