Hyperextended knee

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I fell from about 7 feet and hyperextended my knee behind me. At first I couldn't put any weight on it. Now it is the next day and there is just a little swelling, and I can put a little bit of weight on it and walk on it a little bit more. It hurts to straighten it out completely and to bend it in. Has anyone experienced this before, and does it sound like just a sprain or a ligament tear of some sort. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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    I personally would get it checked out asap.  Did you ice it?  It could b either.  Definitely gt if checked though.  
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    I would certainly get it checked out,just to be sure there is not damaged ect...
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    I've iced and it elevated it. It just feels weak when I move it and walk on it.
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      Hi I hurt my knee about  three weeks ago and was told soft tissue damaged so was advised to rest and ice which I have for a week it is still stiff and pops but the strength is coming back. Best you get it checked though just for peace of mind. It was swollen and she prescribed anti inflamatorys.
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    Hopefully you didn't tear anything.  Ice and elevation.  Hopefully a sprain or strain is all.  Md if persists.

     

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