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Woke up with a sore knee the bone under the knee cap pain

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Woke up with a sore knee the bone under the knee cap pain occurs when straightening the knee pain is on the inside and back of the knee cap
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 5 years ago.
Dr Brims :

Hello, welcome to Justanswer, I will try to assist you with your medical question, and any medical information you seek

Dr Brims :

What question about this wouls you like me to answer?

Customer: My knee the knee cap is sore n am having trouble straightening it out the pain is on the inside and behind the knee cap
Dr Brims :

Is there any swelling or redness?

Customer: A little bit of swelling but not much I can walk with a slight limp but having trouble straightening
Dr Brims :

Any pain with weight bearing?

Customer: Yes can't put full weight on it
Dr Brims :

Do you have any medical conditions or take any medication?

Customer: None
Dr Brims :

Does it hurt to bend your knee?

Customer: No bending is not painful just straightening
Dr Brims :

I see, this may be due to prepatelar bursitis , which is inflammation of one of the cushions around your knee

Customer: Anyway of treating
Dr Brims :

It may require anti-inflammatory drugs and antibiotics, and it needs to be examined as well

Customer: Ok thnx
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