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What can you tell me about the knee fluid test?

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Dr. Alexander Sah answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery

Knee aspiration?: If you mean a knee aspiration (taking fluid out of the joint), that would be a needle and a syringe to sample fluid in the knee. It can test for things like infection or inflammatory conditions like gout or others. Procedure is performed with local anesthetic in the clinic.

Answered 12/13/2020

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