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draining fluid from legs

A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Immedaite ER/UC: clinic evaluation and testing is required.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes: Depending on how recent the exposure and the depth of wound it may drain for some time. You need to be evaluated by a surgeon.
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Dr. Robert Dorsey
36 years experience Wound care
Depends: On the time frame of the injury. If short then the answer is yes. If not then this also is abnl and other things need to be checked out.
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Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Normal Action: When there is injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. The swelling occurs under the ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
VAC will help: Blood supply to skin and subcutaneous tissue comes from perforating vessels from fascia , when disrupted as in fasciotomy , blood and fluid collects ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gehrig Harris
17 years experience Family Medicine
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 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Please: call your surgeon to revisit your issue it is not wise for us to evaluate a problem like this on line it needs a look see by the doctor
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashwin Patel
42 years experience Urgent Care
See primary doctor.: Please go and see your primary doctor as soon as possible. After evaluating you he will decide about which specialist to send you for proper treatment ... Read More
A 88-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Fix available: If the lump is persisting despite needle drainage, an ulrasound of the lump and the veins looking for veinous insufficiency may reveal a more treatabl ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Via needle aspiratio: Check out material from aafp re knee joint aspiration: http://www.Aafp.Org/afp/2002/1015/p1497.Html. You can also watch youtube videos of knee joint a ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Warm knee: That is synovial fluid that can be drained easily. It brings a great relief to patients.
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A member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: Usually not, just take it easy for several hours with no aggressive jump, repetitive squat, prolonged pivoting, or heavy activity.

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