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I had a fall on my right knee and doctor gave me a half plaster and told not to stand on my knee for 2 weeks

hi doc, i am 25 years old male, last evening while playing football i falled in loosing my ballance over my right knee . i heard a sound of twisting my knee. it felt like my leg was turned right for a fraction of second. it was fixed again in that time with another sound and i feel a lot of pain. i left the field and spray the knee. after 10 min the pain gone. i wanted to walk again but my right knee cant support me fully. i was falling in my right from my knees. but there was no swelling or pain. i went to doctor and he gave me a half plaster called LLBS and told me not to stand in my right knee for 2 weeks and gave me a pain killer INFLAM 400. my question is what am i suffering and would i be okay after 2 weeks and can stand on my feet confidently and what do i do now?
Asked On : Sun, 17 Jul 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
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You probably have ligament injury. Ideally MRI should also be done to see what structures in the knee have been damaged. Since Doctor has given you plaster and pain killers, do follow the advice. Do not use that leg. It may take a while to get fully alright as the ligament may take 4-6 weeks to heal. Better to wait and watch as I cannot examine you from here. Maybe a partial ligament tear which will heal soon. Are you having pain on the outer part of knee.
Answered: Sun, 17 Jul 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Hi, Shuvo,
Thanks for query,
It seems that you have got knee joint ligament injury.
there is possibility of tear in ligament and maniscus.
Give complete rest the part for 2 weeks and afterward by examining doctor will advice for walking with that limb and physiotherapy.
ok and bye.
Answered: Sun, 17 Jul 2011
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