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Popping of the dislocated knee from braces - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   hi
User :   i dislocated my knee a few weeks ago and have had it in a knee brace since then, i have been taking good care of it. since yesterday or the day before though i have notice someething keeps popping out from underneath the knee cap and when it pops back in it is very uncomfortable and painful. do you know what that can be?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will help u in this
User :   thank you
Doctor :   can i ask few Q
User :   of course
Doctor :   wats your age
User :   18
Doctor :   was any surgery done
User :   no not yet it was suggested but the doctor said i have to go to an orthopedic . i have appointments lined up but i was just wondering what this could be
Doctor :   if the dislocation is more
Doctor :   the brace will help u only in
Doctor :   preventing or worsening the further dislocations
User :   ya i know the doctor said to wear it till surgery or just to see what the orthopedic says, do you have any idea what this could be thats popping out?
Doctor :   the dislocated knee will pop out like that

Doctor :   and can produce clicking sound
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