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cause of aseptic joint effusion

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 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
27 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
31 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
31 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
29 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
49 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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ray Tidman
38 years experience Family Medicine
Injury vs over use: I'm assuming he is under a dr's care given the diagnosis. 4 months is protracted, if he is following his doc's care plan and not improving , a second ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Kind of: The fat pads are normal structures and so they don't really heal. In a x-ray of a normal elbow, they are usually not seen as they are within the join ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It depends on the severity of the original injury and how much damage it caused to the joint and kneecap.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Meniscus tear: A meniscus tear can cause a knee to lock up. A root tear is a tear near the insertion of the meniscus. A medium effusion means there is fluid inside t ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
? Of mid-20's female: ? of chronic knee pain with effusion. In a young female the observations which should be made are whether she has Hypermobility Syndrome (Brighton Cri ... Read More
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Suggest GP review: Might need re-examination here. if the MRI was largely unremarkable it may well be some sort of skin issue. In which case an examination will help a ... Read More

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