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Is it broken???

I fell hard and hurt my knee on wednesday! It is still swollen and bruised :( Can anyone tell me the difference between a bruised and fractured knee??? I really don't want to head to the dr if i don't have to!!!

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Asked by Mameech1 at 2:33 PM on Feb. 19, 2010 in Health

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  • only an xray will tell you that

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 2:33 PM on Feb. 19, 2010

  • yeah, only an xray will tell you if it's actually broken.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:38 PM on Feb. 19, 2010

  • If the swelling has lasted more than 3 days you should see a Dr. It is possible to fall and not fracture any bones but tear tendons and ligaments.

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 2:45 PM on Feb. 19, 2010

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