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Pain below knee cap, swelling, warm around area, standing for long hours. Treatment?

Hello I have question, I all of sudden had pain below my knee cap, not my knee, I think, but it is sore, swollen, red, and very warm around that area. I have not falling or hit it on anything. I do not what it could be. I do not have health insurance and I am seeing if I need to go to ER. It hurts and I have a job I need to be on my feet long hours as well.
Asked On : Sun, 23 Sep 2012
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Sports Medicine Specialist 's  Response
make MRI KNEE JOINT to determine problem lead to this pain meniscal tear or inflammation.reuce body weight dont squat to decrease load on knee and dont lift heavy weight.take MRI report and go to orthopaedic specialist then make physio therapy sessions under physical therapist supervision (elctro therapy_ultrasound _stregthening ex_stretching ex) with anti inflammatory medications.
Answered: Tue, 25 Sep 2012
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