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Sharp pain in the knee - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. XXX
User :   Hello... did u get my question
Doctor :   I am sorry
Doctor :   I did not get it. can you please retype
User :   i was playing volleyball last nite and went to go for a dive for the ball and heard my knee pop and during the night last night i was getting sharp pain in the knee and today its swollen and bruised
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is your age?
Doctor :   Are you a sports person or athelete?
User :   19 and play for leisure
Doctor :   Ok, Did you put the ice packs?
User :   ive done icepacks and heat packs
Doctor :   Keep putting the ice packs, you need an immediate Xray and Knee splint
Doctor :   I say this because you are very young and you should not have any complications in future
User :   okay
Doctor :   As knee injuries are most often problematic in future if you do not take proper rest and early intervention
User :   okay should i be walking on it...
Doctor :   No not at all
Doctor :   Do not try
User :   okay
Doctor :   You should not bear weight on it
Doctor :   Now see a local doctor, get the examination done and Xray
User :   okay
Doctor :   Do you have any questions ?
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestion?
User :   i will be...
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   no fix my pain
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