A 31-year-old female asked:
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how serious is fluid on knee and what can be done?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: The presence of joint fluid indicates inflammation. There are numerous causes of joint inflammation. The type of fluid often helps to identify the cause. The seriousness depends of the underlying cause and the amount of inflammation.
Answered on Jan 4, 2015
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not normal.: Fluid on the knee is not normal. Something is wrong, causing the knee to produce fluid. See an orthopedic knee surgeon, to determine the cause.
Answered on Sep 2, 2015

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