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bloody fluid on knee

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Treat the cause: First see a doctor for evaluation and a diagnosis as to why the fluid is forming. The underlying cause must be treated for the fluid accumulation to r ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Get to the root.: Get to the root of the problem. Many entities can cause your knee to produce excess fluid. an orthopedic knee specialist should be able to determine t ... Read More

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: The presence of joint fluid indicates inflammation. There are numerous causes of joint inflammation. The type of fluid often helps to identify the cau ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not normal.: Fluid on the knee is not normal. Something is wrong, causing the knee to produce fluid. See an orthopedic knee surgeon, to determine the cause.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Be concerned: About an injury to your cartilage. See you MD and consider an MRI and review by an orthopedic surgeon. All the best.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Kneecap.: It could be a tracking disorder of your kneecap, or a meniscal tear. Hard to be specific, but if there's fluid on the knee, then something is wrong. S ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Blunt knee injury : Based on mechanism of injury and persistence of a swollen area u probably have injured the bursa . If it is still there after 2 months u should be see ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Strudwick
29 years experience Sports Medicine
Unexplained effusion: Have you had an MRI yet? You may have articulat cartilage or a meniscal injury. Blood tests can help rule out rheumatologic diseases. Infection sound ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
See your doctor: First get checked for a blood clot. This can cause leg swelling and is more likely when you can't get around due to a joint problem. If the problem ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies : There is not a set limit. Every time you do drain it, there is risk of introducing infection. Three times is a general rule. The bigger wuestion is ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Carbone
18 years experience Rheumatology
Knee effusion : Knee effusions can be from inflammatory arthritis, trauma w/who meniscus tears, hemarthrosis but what is surprising to me is that you have this for 10 ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Don't worry: I would not worry so much as just that you might want to be seen for a specific diagnosis and treatment options. As you mentioned, it can be a variat ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No! Effusion= fluid: In the kneefrom irritation of he linning of the joint, from any cause. Dislocation= when the 2 bones making a joint, are forcibly pulled apart, by te ... Read More
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