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Knee Pain

(12 Posts)
Iheartautumn Sun 07-Dec-14 19:18:52

So seems all my dd does is hurt herself blush promise she has more exciting things to do!

So she did a split leap don't ask and yelped in pain!
She says her knee made this weird popping noise and now she can't bend it or straighten it without pain.

We've put ice on it for a good 30 mins or so and have it elevated but she's still complaining when she bends it unintentionally confused

So what do you think she's done and will it get better soon?
She's 14 and a dancer if that matters

AnyFucker Sun 07-Dec-14 19:26:27

Why haven;t you taken her to A+E ?

Iheartautumn Sun 07-Dec-14 19:31:26

I didn't think it was that bad! confused
She can bear weight just not on a straight leg

AnyFucker Sun 07-Dec-14 19:39:44

It could be one of a number of things including (going off the history) an avulsion fracture, ligament damage, ruptured cruciate, cartilage damage, dislocated kneecap etc

I would have taken her to A+E

Iheartautumn Sun 07-Dec-14 21:43:28

Dh has stretched it out a few times ( he's had football injuries before) and says he doesn't think it's ligaments but definitely something as when she screams he feels a pop under the knee cap so off to the doctors tomorrow confused

AnyFuckerForAMincePie Sun 07-Dec-14 21:48:21

Good luck

When she screams ?

I think your husband should stop stretching her leg out. A few football injuries does not an expert make smile

Iheartautumn Sun 07-Dec-14 21:54:41

Not so much screams wink more shriek followed by tears she's a drama queen sometimes
Yes me too! I've sent her to bed hopefully be better in morn sad

AnyFuckerForAMincePie Mon 08-Dec-14 10:15:41

How is the leg today ?

Iheartautumn Mon 08-Dec-14 16:27:43

Still sore! Appointment tomorrow

AnyFuckerForAMincePie Mon 08-Dec-14 20:22:42

Uh-huh. Good luck

Iheartautumn Tue 09-Dec-14 17:00:02

She was a lot better today! Doctor thinks it was a fluid buildup

AnyFuckerForAMincePie Tue 09-Dec-14 17:13:26

Glad she is better. Diagnosis= fluid buildup. Ho-kay smile

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