KNEE PROBLEM LEFT SIGE

Patient

Q: IM 28 FEMALE. I SUFFERED A SEVERE KNEE INJURY IN OCTOBER OF 2010. AT THAT POINT I FRACTURED THE LEFT TIBIA. COULDNT BARE WEIGHT ON IT FOR ALMOST SEVERAL WEEKS. THEN I FRACTURED THE SAME KNEE IN JUNE 2011 ALONG WITH THE FOOT 5TH MEDATARSEL AND 3 TOES SHATTERED. NOW IM HAVING EXTREME TROUBLE WITH GETTING MY KNEE TO EXTRND ALL THE WAY, FEELS LIKE IT CATCHS. AND SWELLS UP ALOT. ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE KNEE. ALONG THE SIDE WHERE IT BENDSIT CONSTANTLY NON STOP BURNING. AND NUMBNEE TINGLING. IS IT SOMETHING I SHOULD GET CHECK OUT RIGHT AWAY. OR CAN I LEAVE IT BE UNTIL MY NEXT APPOINTMENT IN ABOUT 2 WEEK.

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