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Synovial fluid leak

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Synovial Fistula: A rare complication of arthroscopic surgery is a synovial fistula, where the synovial fluid of the knee leaks from the incision site. Close monitorin... Read More
Dr. Ryan Pflugner
Sports Medicine 15 years experience
Go see surgeon: Your bf needs to see his surgeon immediately. If he truly has synovial fluid leaking from an incision site this is a potential source of infection. A... Read More
Dr. John McDonald
Orthopedic Surgery 16 years experience
Call surgeon: Can be a very serious problem if incisions continue to leak after the first day or so. Higher risk of infection. Your surgeon would definitely want to... Read More

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Dr. Jose Prieto-hernandez
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Wound Closure!: Open Wounds especially if draining liquid are a good nidus for Infection! Best go to Wound Care Center and get it closed soon!
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Traci Buxton
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Septic arthritis: A fungal culture would be performed on the fluid collected from a joint if the joint was infected and not responding to typical antibiotic therapy. Jo... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine 17 years experience
Not good: Iv the specimen was obtained sterile, you have a joint infection. Klebsiella can be drug resistant, but often is not. It is treatable, but you may b... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Some times: may to see Uric acid crystals from joint aspirations. You know you have gout , most likely your MD already gave medication to bring u a levels down. ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
Taking fluid out of: A joint as a sample, to analyze it. It usually is done in the office with a needle or can be done surgically through a small puncture/ incision to obt... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Hand Surgery 40 years experience
Tendinitis ??: It could be tendinitis. Rest, ice, splint, advil/alleve,hand surgeon consult.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Ganglion cyst: Is a synovial fluid bubble appear most likely around the wrist joint.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Clabeaux
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 19 years experience
Is it infected?: Are you sure it's infected? An infection in your wrist joint is a surgical emergency that is treated with a washout. You most likely have just infla... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Synovial fluids: No proven medications.

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