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A 39-year-old female asked:

had an mri on my ankle 6 months ago. it shows i have fluid in the kagers fat pad. had a cortisone injection for pain. how do i remove the fluid and pain?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
I do not : Recommend steroid injections to this anatomical region. I think you run the risk of an achilles tear by doing so. I would try walking in a cam walker boot for a couple of weeks and see how you feel. You could ice the region while at rest. I would consider an antiinflammatory medication if no contraindication.

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Last updated Apr 26, 2016

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