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Thursday, October 14, 2010 Linda, Community Member, asks

Q: I am having severe, sharp, shooting pains in my rt knee. After the shooting pains, my whole leg feels numb and heavy. What could this be caused from

I broke my rt knee 18 years ago and have 2 screws in the knee cap. Now I am having severe, sharp,shooting pains in my rt knee. After the shooting pains, my whole leg feels numb and heavy. What could this be caused from

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10/14/10 10:19pm

Hi, Linda. I think you need to call your orthopedic doctor. Sounds as though there could be a pinched nerve somewhere or maybe a problem w/bloodflow??? I don't know, but I do know you should call your doctor before it gets any worse.  Good luck to you. 

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By Linda, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/27/10, First Published: 10/14/10