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Hit knee while playing at the beach. Pulling sensation, swelling in the knee, pain during rotation. Get MRI done?

Hi there i fell 3 days ago while at the beach in the water and hit my knee , felt like a crunch. Had xray and ultrasound only showing slight thickened tissue and small effusion of prepatellar bursa. Knee is still swollen , been putting ice packs and taking anti inflammatory.... feel a pulling sensation on the medial side of my knee ... and not having support wrap on my knee causes pain when rotating my it worth while to get an MRI to chech for further damage?
Asked On : Mon, 14 Jan 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Thanks for your query.

From description , it seems you might developed muscular or ligamentous injury to your knee .
As pain is severe ,I would suggest getting this evaluated by an orthopedician for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate management. You may get the xray/ MRI of the area affected under his/her guidance.

I do hope that you have found something helpful and I will be glad to answer any further query.
Take care
Answered: Thu, 2 Jan 2014
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