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Painful knees, cracked knee. What can be done?

Hi I am 13 years old and I have had unbearable pain almost everyday for the last 3 months in my knees it is worst when I am doing exercise I am not overweight and I do sport almost if not everyday. The other day I jumped over a hurdle in athletics and one of my knees cracked and I just fell to the ground in pain and I had to hit it and try to knock it to make the pain go. I hope you can help because I can't stand the pain anymore. :(
Asked On : Fri, 12 Apr 2013
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The persistent pain that you have needs to be evaluated after MRI scan to detect the damage. Usually surgical treatment like repair is needed if there is a complete tear of the ligament.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal ,
Answered: Tue, 2 Jul 2013
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