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Knee injury, swelling, pain under knee cap. History of knee surgery for ACL and meniscus repair. Help?

I injured my left knee two days ago, swelling started yesterday. I don t know how the injury happened though. The pain is to the inside of the knee cap and under the knee cap. It is hot and swollen, with the pain getting worse. This knee has had surgery 20 yrs. ago for ACL and meniscus repair . Should I see a doctor and when?
Asked On : Mon, 1 Apr 2013
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you need to see orthopedic surgeon as acute swelling of knee after trauma indicates haemarthosis
which may have to drained. hence kindly consult orthopedic surgeon immediately
Answered: Mon, 1 Apr 2013
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