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Aseptic joint effusion

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Could be very bad: Septic joint effusion mean you have infection in the joint with some type of microbes, this could bad for the joint because if you did not treat the ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Duffy
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Aseptic vs septic: An aseptic effusion can be due to an injury. If no injury occurs, an effusion can develop due to synovitis(acute inflammation of the joint). Patient ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Slattery
30 years experience Sports Medicine
Common: An aseptic effusion is much more common than a septic (infected) effusion. It is usually related to underlying joint problems such as arthritis or a m ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Traumatic inflammato: Occur more commonly than septic effusion they are both aseptic.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Non infectious fluid: An effusion is an abnormal collection of fluid in a joint. A septic effusion is caused by infection. An aseptic effusion would be an increase in joi ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depend on the: Reason, gout have treatment and other the same, if it is viral anti-inflammatory medication.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Joint swelling usually does not spontaneously resolve. It needs to be evaluate to determine the cause and treated appropriately. See a rheumatologist.
A female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
The definitions: Supra=means above, so suprapatellar means above the patella. Synovitis=inflammation of the synovium, the tissue lining of the joint capsule (the fibro ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Can't answer: If you have ankle swelling that persists see your MD or orthopedic surgeon. Some ankle 'effusions ' (? Mri quote) are response to an injury, infection ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Wrist joint: There is fluid in the wrist joint. It is usually an indication of inflammation in the joint.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Inflammation: It means there may be inflammation of that joint, especially if you have pain in that area.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
see details: Fluid in the tibiotalar joint related to inflammation of that joint.

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