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Knee ligament stretched

While giving a football tackle..my right knee ligament stretched...it has been 10 days now...but the swelling is still there..what should I do so that it completely heals...
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Dr. Swathi S Aithal
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hey i would suggest u to put a knee cap and rest ur knee as much as possible...if its jus inflammation around ur knee dis should help...if pain is too much or swelling doesnt reduce den u may hve to get an xray/mri done to check on fracture/ligament sprain/tear n ol...nothin harm in takin ortho opinion
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Dr. Anil Kumar Jain
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hello. your case needs to be examined properly and looked for what ligament if affected and how much it is affected. would suggest you to apply a cold pack for now and visit a orthopaedic doctor for further management. all the best.
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