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Having sharp shooting pain in the knee. Reason and treatment?

I have this sharp shooting pain that comes and goes every few minutes from the lower part of my knee down each side of my shin bone. When I push beside my shin bone with my fingers it eases up a small bit but if I don t the pain is excruciating . Should I go to hospital or just take some eleve and apply heat? YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Fri, 25 Jan 2013
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thank you.
is there any swelling,redness,localized raised temperature.
if not present then do not worry.
take paracetamol 1 gram 8 hourly.
if not responding then consult a physician.
Answered: Fri, 25 Jan 2013
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