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Do I have lasting damage to my knee?

I'm a 20 year old female and about 2 months ago I fell and hit my knee pretty hard at work. At the time it only caused mild bruising, and I still have full functionality of the leg. However, every time I slightly bump my knee against something there's a sharp stabbing pain throughout my leg. I think can feel a very, very slight dent in the knee and it hurts when I press down on the spesific spot and leaves my knee aching for a few minutes before the pain passes again. This doesn't hinder my life since it doesn't hurt to move or put weight on the leg. Other than being annoyingly painful when I bump into stuff, it doesn't bother me. Is this something I should worry about? Should I get it checked out to be on the safe side? Is there a risk that it'll turn worse? Thanks.
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Hi and welcome to the forum.  Thanks for your question but we are sorry you are having ongoing issues with your knee.  Knee contusions can take a long time to heal.  Has it been too long to expect to be fully recovered?  It is hard to say.  I would go ahead and get it checked.  Was there swelling initially with it?  Did it respond to ibuprofen or another nsaid for pain relief?  It most likely is healing but you do want to rule out any issues especially the new dent you are seeing.  This article may help you as it pertains to such injuries.  https://www.sportsinjuryclinic.net/sport-injuries/knee-pain/acute-knee-injuries/knee-contusion  This seems mild to moderate at most since you are able to get around but again, please get it looked at.  Let us know the outcome of your doctor's visit.
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