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how to get rid of knee swelling
A 22-year-old male asked:
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Besides resting your joint and the rest of the instructions your doctor gave you, wish you well
A 20-year-old female asked:
37 years experience Rheumatology
Go back to your doc: The first step in fixing any problem is an accurate diagnosis. If the swelling has gone away but the pain is continueing it is time to go back to you ... Read More
39 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Further veal: Get re-examined, you may need physical therapy, steroid injection(s) or diagnostic workup like and MRI to see if there is just more than a bursitis go ... Read More
A member asked:
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee swelling: It is possible you have some persistent irregularity or some arthritis, further tearing, or synovitis /inflammation. Check with doc if still locking f ... Read More
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See your surgeon: The swelling may be due to arthritis which is poorly treated with an arthroscopy. It is usually not an indicator of immediate danger but is bothersom ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Specializes in Rheumatology
R I C E: Rest- reduce walking, standing for few days.
Ice- ice packs 10 minutes, 3-4 times daily.
Compression- ace wrap for support.
Elevation- keep it elev ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
55 years experience Rheumatology
No see your physicia: See your physician, get an exaiantion and get the ultrasound and an evaluation for other causes.
A 46-year-old member asked:
14 years experience Sports Medicine
Depends: Knee swelling is a symptom of something wrong inside the knee. A cartilage tear, a ligament tear, gout or other inflammatory processes or even just o ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
41 years experience Rheumatology
Should be evaluated: Knee swelling is a sign of something wrong. It is not a disease in and of itself. There are many causes and only a trained expert can determine the s ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
20 years experience Family Medicine
Swollne knee.: Rest and ice are the best ways to reduce knee swelling.
A 28-year-old male asked:
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee swelling: The engorgement of the knee joint. Enlargement of the knee joint. As swelling occurs, normal anatomic landmarks of the knee disappear. Can be eithe ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
15 years experience Sports Medicine
Many: The most common reasons for knee swelling is degenerative changes of the knee, meaning the beginning of arthritis. Other reasons are chronic meniscal ... Read More
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