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Knee pain while playing basketball

yesterday at basketball practice, my knee started to hurt, I m sixteen years old going to be 17 in feb 9. The pain sometimes will be sharp but sometimes dull so i am not sure what it is. It hurts on my right knee, on the left side of the right knee, lower part even when running, it hurts, but while jumping it doesn t hurt as bad
Asked On : Sun, 6 Jan 2013
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It seems that while playing you have injured some internal structures of your knee like ligaments, cartilage or a tendon. Investigations like MRI will help in the proper diagnosis. Till then use an elastic knee brace over the affected knee.
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Answered: Tue, 8 Jan 2013
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