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Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Synovial fluids: No proven medications.
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Artificial : Joint fluid given by injection. There are several brands. It is only used when the joint arthritis is advanced and used in the knees.
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Dr. Ryan Keller
14 years experience Anesthesiology
Some options: Glucosamine tabs may help. There are also injections with a material called synvisc (hylan g-f 20). Staying hydrated is important.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
See doc again: Sounds like could be a ligamnet tear or an infection.If hot joint not just warm but hot then would lead to more of an infection.If joint is unstable a ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Greco
8 years experience General Practice
Good!: Depending on which surgery you had, it is expected that you will experience swelling, redness, and pain in the knee. This will resolve with time, and ... Read More
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Great!: Thats good news although I am not sure what your question is.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Duncan
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Ask the surgeon: A synovial WBC of 29k is not indicative of infection but other clinical factors like the appearance of the knee, fever, and degree of pain must also b ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Bicos
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: The joint should not have any appreciable fluid in it normally. Fluid can be there from many reasons. Arthritis can cause fluid. Also surgery can caus ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edison Wong
29 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Benign: It is most likely either coincidental or due to the inflammatory process during your healing of the replacement. Either way, it is benign and not a s ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Frist
45 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: Holistically, you may try chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine. These are not rx but otc.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Inflammation: Knee still inflamed and healing post-op. Needs more time. If persists long term, then this could indicate poor healing of the oats procedure.
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Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Reduce activities: If you are swelling post-op, significantly reduce your weight bearing activities, including taking off work if necessary. You should see your md befo ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not sure: All diarthrodial joints (like the knee) have synovial fluid. Probably the doctor was trying to make some kind of simplified explanation. Of what i'm n ... Read More
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