Severe knee swelling, numbness pain and brusing after fall
Patient :I fell yesterday and in the midst of my cartwheeling and flailing around I twisted my knee a bit. More importantly, when I hit the tile, i came down with the full force of my fall onto my knee. It is now easily double in size and purple, most of the area that is swollen is numb. I am rice'ing the injury and the swelling has come down a bit. Do i really need to go to emergency? I don't want to waste anyone's time if i am overreacting.
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