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trace fluid in within the retrocalcaneal bursa of foot

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Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Fibromyalgia: Is a possible explanation Need to rule out other disorders autoimmune inflammatory myositis good luck sounds like a systemic disorder from the diffuse ... Read More

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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Kramer
Specializes in Podiatry
Rehab vs. surgery: Best case- 3-4 days of of rest, ice, compression and elevation (RICE) Then 1-2 weeks of rehab. Worse case -surgical excision of the bursal sac
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Ankle Bursa: A bursa is a fluid filled sac between tendon and bone that can act as a cushion, the "ankle bursa" is usually associated with the bursa sac near your ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience Podiatry
Bursa: Is a fluid filled sack in the joint. See a specialist for an mri.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rheumatologist: You may want to be seen for a workup by a rheumatologist, looking for a system is cause which can include things such as gout or rheumatoid arthritis. ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Knee bursa: I suspect continuing inflammation of that bursa but ankle edema is unusual unless there is continual leakage of fluid from the bursa running down the ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Off load.: Unfortunately, there is no "best" solution. I am not sure as to the descriptors bursal condition and plantar fascia being used together. The bursal ... Read More
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Dr. Shafic Al-nammari
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No. Watch for sepsis: Hi, no- any fluid leaking out is not going to cause you any harm. Keep an eye out for infection though as these bursae can become infected- redness, ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bursitis treatment: Subacromial bursal fluid can arise from an irritated bursa, a partial or full thickness rotator cuff tear, or injured acromioclavicular joint. Managem ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janiece Stewart
19 years experience Sports Medicine
Incomplete tear: You most likely have a partial thickness tear of the supraspinatus tendon, one of the rotator cuff muscles, with fluid in the subdeltoid/subacromial b ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Lochemes
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bursitis elbow: I assume you are talking about the bursa over the elbow which originally had fluid in it. After the hockey game it sounds like the bursa sac ruptured ... Read More

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