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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Traci Buxton
23 years experience Family Medicine
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

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
17 years experience Addiction Medicine
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
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
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
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
Dr. Gary Pess answered
40 years experience Hand Surgery
Tendinitis ??: It could be tendinitis. Rest, ice, splint, advil/alleve,hand surgeon consult.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Clabeaux
19 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
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
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A male asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Synovial fluids: No proven medications.
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Routine procedure: Depending on your degree of fear or anxiety, different levels of sedation may be required. A numbing anesthetic cream (EMLA) might be placed on the sk ... Read More
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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

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