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hydrops knee

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Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Internal: derangement of the knee joint including cartilage teats of the ACL, PCL, lateral ligament or infrapatellar tendinitis. Trauma can also cause effusion ... Read More

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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience in Pain Management
Can take a few weeks: Usually most edema resolves in a few weeks, however depending on the type of injury it could take longer. Ice and compression will help. Nsaids will ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: You should let your doctor know you are having pain. He/she can examine you and possibly run tests to find out the cause.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Hicken
Specializes in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Rhuematologist: I would see a rheumatologist, physiatrist or orthopedic surgeon.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
LEt me explain: The prepattelar and pretibial edema are located in front of the knee cap. The cause of those are many reasons. 1-truma (injury) could be minor but r ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Anatomically, no. : In that scenario, theoretically speaking, I’d think the edema would be only in the lower right leg and no place else. If the edema is in the entire bo ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Poss. meniscus tear: Persistent knee pain raises the question of a tear or partial tear of a meniscus. See an orthopedist or physiatrist. No jogging in the mean time.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
53 years experience in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Elevation: Keeping your legs elevated generally reduces swelling; diuretics can be used also but something that should be prescribed after a full evaluation.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
43 years experience in Podiatry
Yes: It is not unusual to retain fluid as your activity is diminished. It generally resolves with normal activity.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jan Szatkowski
15 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
It depends: Reactive edema basically translates to inflammation. Inflammation can be caused by multiple things including but not limited to acute trauma, repetiti ... Read More

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