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Clarksville, TN
A 24-year-old female asked:

I've had a recent injury to my left knee, it was drained, however it has accumulated all the fluid again and the pain is worse. what happened?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Garland Martin
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Fluid: it is not uncommon for fluid to reaccumulate. i would recommend you see an orthopedics physician it may require draining again and steroid injection
Last updated Aug 14, 2014

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