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Knee Problems and Injuries - Check Your Symptoms

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If you have any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.

  • Calf or leg pain: Go to the topic Leg Problems, Noninjury.
  • Leg injury: Go to the topic Leg Injuries.
  • Bleeding: Go to the topic Cuts or Puncture Wounds.
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Do you think you have broken your knee or pulled your kneecap out of place?

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Do you have knee pain or tenderness?

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Is your knee, lower leg, or foot pale, white, blue, or cold?

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Do you have numbness or tingling in your knee, lower leg, or foot?

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Has your knee given out, buckled, or felt unstable after an injury?

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Do you have swelling of your knee?

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Did you feel or hear a snap, pop, or grinding in your knee?

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Do you have knee weakness, stiffness, decreased movement, or locking?

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Do you think that a knee injury may have been caused by abuse?

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Do you think you have inflammation or infection in your knee?

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Does your knee look bruised after an injury?

Other Symptoms to Watch For

If you have any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.

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Last Updated: May 23, 2013
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