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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
Fluid: Effusion means fluid that escapes... So in your case, minimal joint effusion is just that, a small amount of fluid has entered the joint and made it m ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
Slight fluid: Slight fluid, which in an inflammatory arthritis is an indication of continued disease activity.
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Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Fluid : There is typically some degree of fluid in every synovial joint. An effusion is abnormal fluid beyond the normal amount. Minimal would mean there is ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
see details: Fluid in the tibiotalar joint related to inflammation of that joint.
Dr. Brian Chimenti
27 years experience Sports Medicine
effusion: Effusion = swelling/fluid tibiotalar = ankle.
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ankle: Fluid in the ankle joint. Numerous potential causes.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
26 years experience Rheumatology
Inflammation : It suggests some inflammation in the joint. Can be from sprain or trauma or other conditions like rheumatoid. Please follow up with your doctors. Best ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
ankle joint swelling: Swelling, perhaps related to inflammation in one of the ankle joints.
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Dr. Howard Feinberg
37 years experience Rheumatology
Physical therspy: The most important treatment for you is quad strengthening exercise. In addition to this there are medications, wedge insoles, injections, and surger ... Read More
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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Joint swelling usually does not spontaneously resolve. It needs to be evaluate to determine the cause and treated appropriately. See a rheumatologist.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Inflammation: It means there may be inflammation of that joint, especially if you have pain in that area.
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
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
The definitions: Supra=means above, so suprapatellar means above the patella. Synovitis=inflammation of the synovium, the tissue lining of the joint capsule (the fibro ... Read More
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