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Suffering from knee locking, unable to bend or straighten leg. Cause and solution?

hi, i am a 31 years old male... i have suffered for few times from a knee locking. where i can not straighten nor fully bend my leg, and i can not stand on or keep any body weight on my leg. it causes me a crazy pain in my knee joint . now its locked again, and it been locked for 2 days. what are the causes and how initially i can unlock it till i visit a physician or specialist?
Asked On : Thu, 7 Mar 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
you have repeated locking knee... this could be due to meniscal injury in the knee joint..
see your orthopedician for the diagnosis and management..
all the very best..
Answered: Fri, 9 Aug 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Brijendra Gupta's  Response
Thanks for consulting
Locking knee is most of the times is due to Meniscus tear.
- Try to straight knee gently.
- Get an MRI done.
- It will show tear of medial or lateral Meniscus.
- It will need Arthroscopic partial meniscectomy. ( Endoscopic removal of cut part of meniscus).
- After that you will not face such problem and go back to your working
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