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Swelling on knee, hurts, have to straighten leg after some times. IS there something wrong?

i am 16 years of age and since last year, every now and then my left knee swells up and has like an aching pain . i can t keep this knee bent for a long time as it really hurts. also every 30 minutes i have to straighten my legs and both of them click really loud. is this something i just have to deal with or is there something wrong?
Asked On : Mon, 2 Apr 2012
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Go to orthopedic surgeon. Get joint aspiration cytology and ultrasound/x-ray of knee
after knowing the cause treatment can be started.In the meantime just do hot fomentation twice a day and do not do running or jogging and even avoid prolonged walking till doctor evaluates you
Answered: Thu, 21 Mar 2013
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