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streptococcus salivarius in knee fluid

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neil Kudler
29 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Assuming you are not symptomatic, these bacterial organisms are considered part of the normal gastrointestinal (GI) tract. The GI tract starts at the ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Schmidt
34 years experience Radiology
Squishy: Squishy.
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience Internal Medicine
HURT: Most of the time will hurt and it will be swollen, feels tight too.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Schmidt
34 years experience Radiology
When painful.: When painful.
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
About 10-15 minutes: From prepping the knee by sterile technique, using a local anaesthetic and draining the fluid.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Get it examined: You know to determine the cause of the joint inflammation and then start appropriate treatment. Get it examined.Has the knee been x rayed and have you ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Go to Dr.: Try elastic support either with knee elastic brace or wrapping with ace bandages, but most likely you need aspiration of the fluid with a needle/ syri ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
59 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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Treat the cause: First see a doctor for evaluation and a diagnosis as to why the fluid is forming. A number of this can cause fluid to build up in the knee. In a young ... Read More
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Dr. John Michalski
35 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.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
50 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Orthopedic surgeon: Need to see an orthopedic surgeon.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ew Christensen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Get it evaluated.: Swelling in your knee could be from arthritis, gout, infection, injury and many other causes. You should get in and have it evaluated. Good luck!
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