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Pain in knee cap, having slight burning sensation, swollen knee. What's wrong?

i squat and streach alot at work, about a week and a half ago my knee cap had a severely sharp pain accross the center of my knee cap now i still have pain in the knee and its getting worse. there is a slight burning sensation in the left side of my right knee but the pain never goes away anti inflamatory meds don t help and every now and then there are sharp pains in my knee and it feels like its grinding and its popping. its only slightly swollen i thought it would just get better with time but so far its not
Asked On : Sun, 27 May 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
I would suggest you to get MRI to check if there is any ligament or meniscus injury. Some time there can be softening of bone under patella which is called as chondromalacia.
Apply ice and Diclofenec ointment to knee joint.
Meet a physio and learn static quadriceps exercises.
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