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Getting pain in the knee after an injury. Any treatment needed?

i banged my knee a week ago and while playing with my kids i also banged the inside lateral part of my knee with the bike. the front of the knee feels better but the inner side seems tender. there is no swelling but it feels tender to the touch. i can flex and extend with pain & i have limped more than when it happened last week. thanks.
Asked On : Fri, 22 Mar 2013
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Hello Good Evening,

Please do not take lightly, this injury might be a ligament or meniscus injury of the knee joint.

You should aware that knee joint itself has some ligaments and meniscus for proper functioning, but in your case it seems that they are disrupted, because pain and tenderness has increased with difficulty in flexion and extension.

So please go to orthopedic surgeon for a X-ray Knee and after clinical examination Arthroscopy may be needed for diagnostic and therapeutic purpose.


Dr. Naresh Jain.
Answered: Fri, 19 Jul 2013
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