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Could you tell me what happens if you don't get the fluid drained from your knee after an injury?

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Dr. Christopher Ferguson
Orthopedic Surgery 20 years experience
It depends: Sometimes it will resolve on its own. If there is an internal injury to the knee, fluid may continue to form. Have it checked out.

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