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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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I walked into a piece of 1/4" plate steel with

I walked into a piece of 1/4" plate steel with rounded corner ,it hit my right knee about 2" above knee cap abut 1" to the right of center.Swollen,hot,very painful to bend ,walk,sleep.I have been put in ice pack on it.Should I try to see my normal Dr or go to urgentcare.Thanks Howard
Tue, 30 Oct 2018
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