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Swelling and pain after fall, cracking when bending knee

I FELL DOWN WHILE RUNNING. AT THE TIME, THERE WAS NO BRUISING BUT I WAS IN SEVERE PAIN. IT STARTED SWELLING THE NEXT DAY. I HAD GONE TO THE HOSPITAL A FEW DAYS LATER AND THE DOCTOR SAID IT WASNT BROKEN AND THERE WAS JUST WATER ON THE KNEE . THAT WAS 4 MONTHS AGO. IT RECENTLY STARTED CRACKING ANYTIME I BEND MY KNEE AND SLIGHT PAIN. I HAVENT DONE ANY SPORTS SINCE THEN. I AM 28, 6 3 220 LBS.
Asked On : Sun, 14 Oct 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Hello,

Thanks for posting your query.

It might be meniscal or collateral ligament injury.

I suggest you to consult an orthopaedician nearby for a detailed examination. You may get an MRI of the knee under his/her guidance.

Wishing you good health.

Regards
Answered: Thu, 18 Oct 2012
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