Is my knee pain worth the trip to the ER?


Q: I was wrestling with my best friend yesterday when he put me in a leg lock, but his foot slipped and he fell on my right knee. I felt a painful snap on the left side of my knee toward the inside of my leg. This happened last night, and since then I can't bear any weight on that knee, it hurts to bend and ice, tylenol and rest isn't helping. At this point I have it in a wrap, but i can feel it spasming. Should I see a doctor?

Symptoms:  Joint instability and pain, moderate to severe pain, unable to bear weight, swelling

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