My right knee is hurting. What can I do for the pain?

Differs by cause. If there was an injury or trauma which could have broken or torn part of the joint, you needmedical evaluation. If there was no injury, a trial of acetominophen (tylenol) up to three times a day is usually safe, and can be helpful. Increasing pain, redness, fever, swelling need medical evaluation.
RICE. The classic first line treatment for most musculoskeletal aches and pains is rest ice compression elevation good luck.

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