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A 38-year-old member asked:

Help please! is getting fluid in your knee drained painful?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
Orthopedic Surgery 20 years experience
Not too bad: Typically a local anesthetic is used. Most people tolerate it quite well.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 23 years experience
Minimal: Anesthesia may be use... You should experience only minimal discomfort.

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