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Newton, MA
A 47-year-old female asked:

My knee was drained+given a cortisone shot 7 weeks ago.knee still painful.could the pain be just muscle pain+ not bad pseudogout flare/arthritis/tear?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Impossible to say: It is impossible to say without being able to examine the knee and review x rays and synovial fluid results. Have a rheumatologist evaluate the knee.
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