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Do you get crutches after you get your knee drained think sis faked pain since she drove with that leg

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
No: You don't get crutches after a knee is drained. You can do a lot of things, even drive a car, after a leg is drained.

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 29 years experience
Arthocentesis: "draining" a knee joint is known known as an arthrocentesis or joint aspiration. The cost is typically around $75-100, but i would recommend calling ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
It depends: Sometimes it will resolve on its own. If there is an internal injury to the knee, fluid may continue to form. Have it checked out.
A male asked:
Dr. JUSTIN Aurbach
Endodontics 52 years experience
Drain: Until you can contact your physician. Apply intermitttent cold on 20min off 20 min.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Strudwick
Sports Medicine 30 years experience
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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Most likely : depending on the amount of u if removed, and how easy the procedure is and accompanying medical condition, you should be able to walk after tbs proced... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
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
A female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Need more info: Ask your doctor as they have all the information and are the most able to answer your question.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gehrig Harris
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Arthritis problem: Arthritis is a very general term that just means inflammation of a joint and that is exactly what you have. It could be from infection, trauma, neopl... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Prepatellar bursitis: Sounds like prepatellar bursitis. Many pictures on google to help you decide if that is accurate. In general if symptoms improve with rupture and co... Read More

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