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Si joint effusion

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 38 years experience
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
Rheumatology 50 years experience
Slight fluid: Slight fluid, which in an inflammatory arthritis is an indication of continued disease activity.
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
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
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Rheumatology 54 years experience
see details: Fluid in the tibiotalar joint related to inflammation of that joint.
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Dr. Brian Chimenti
Sports Medicine 29 years experience
effusion: Effusion = swelling/fluid tibiotalar = ankle.
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
Ankle: Fluid in the ankle joint. Numerous potential causes.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohamed Aboyoussef
Rheumatology 28 years experience
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
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 50 years experience
ankle joint swelling: Swelling, perhaps related to inflammation in one of the ankle joints.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ray Tidman
Family Medicine 40 years experience
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 54 years experience
Inflammation: It means there may be inflammation of that joint, especially if you have pain in that area.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 51 years experience
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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A female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 25 years experience
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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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Slattery
Sports Medicine 33 years experience
Common: An aseptic effusion is much more common than a septic (infected) effusion. It is usually related to underlying joint problems such as arthritis or a m... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Can't answer: If you have ankle swelling that persists see your MD or orthopedic surgeon. Some ankle 'effusions ' (? Mri quote) are response to an injury, infection... Read More
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