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Is burning pain in my knee a sign of a torn ligament ?

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Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Perhaps

How the pain started, and other important questions, as well as a physical exam is needed to know for sure.
Burning pain is not the most common description of how a torn ligament feels, but each person's pain sensation is different. Torn ligaments re usually acutely painful and related to injury or a misstep, and can have locking or buckling of the knee.

In brief: Perhaps

How the pain started, and other important questions, as well as a physical exam is needed to know for sure.
Burning pain is not the most common description of how a torn ligament feels, but each person's pain sensation is different. Torn ligaments re usually acutely painful and related to injury or a misstep, and can have locking or buckling of the knee.
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
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Dr. Rhett Griggs
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Variable.

Possible. Torn acl will cause instability.
Torn collateral will cause pain usually. Where is the burning pain?

In brief: Variable.

Possible. Torn acl will cause instability.
Torn collateral will cause pain usually. Where is the burning pain?
Dr. Rhett Griggs
Dr. Rhett Griggs
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