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Hurtful knees,red,swollen,clicking noise,not able to bend knee

My knee hurts. Two days ago i was trying to fix my big sceen tv and was on my knees for a long time on hardwood floors. My knee began to hurt. Then by that night, it was red and really hurting. Now its swollen red hot and i can barely bend down. It makes a clicking and poping noise too . What could be wronge with my knee
Asked On : Wed, 28 Mar 2012
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Hello Katchelle4ever. By kneeling on your knee for an extended period of time without protecting the knee, you have done soft tissue trauma. The knee will hurt for about 6 weeks until it heals and you need to buy a knee compression sleeve to decrease the pain in the knee. The pain is from inflammation of the knee and take ibuprofen, if not contraindicated, at a dosage of 400 mg every 4 hours or 600 mg every 6 hours as needed.

If knee does not improve in 4 weeks, see your family physician and ask for possible referral to orthopedist.

Be well, Dr. Kimberly
Answered: Wed, 28 Mar 2012
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