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I fell on to the ice and hurt my knee. no pain untill i

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i fell on to the ice and hurt my knee. no pain untill i bend, then hurts real bad. will it heal itself?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Ken replied 7 years ago.
I can understand your anxiety.
Knee joint is a complex joint and has bone / ligaments / muscles which can be injured.
If the knee joint is painful when you bend it suggests that there is some tear in either meniscus / ligament or bone injury.
I would suggest you to get a GP appointment and a physical check up. a x ray / MRI will be needed to see the status of the bone and ligaments. It is less likely to heal on its own.
Till that time I would suggest you to take anti inflammatory tabs / hot or cold compress / rest to the knee { do not bear weight }.
Wish you a speedy recovery.
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