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Pain in knee, swelling, had a fall and hurt the same knee before. Bone bruising?

HI, I slipped over on the bathroom floor and fell right on knee.
It hurt a lot, but only slight bruise showed up. This was 6 weeks ago.
Knee felt good for awhile but after playing netball, i am in alot of pain with the same knee.
It has swelled but no bruising. It hurts to bend and put weight on it.
could it be bone bruising?
Asked On : Thu, 2 May 2013
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Hello, there are several possibilities. You might have injured ligament, meniscus, articular cartilage injury of patella or bursitis. For getting diagnosed please visit your doctor and in the mean time avoid strenuous activity and apply ice compress 3-4 times per day. Thank you
Answered: Tue, 18 Jun 2013
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