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Alexandria, VA
A male asked:

Had arthroscopic knee surgery 3-4 months ago and knee keeps filling with fluid. have had it drained 3 times and 3 cortisone shots, nothing working. ?

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Dr. Peter Gerbino
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
Is it osteoarthritis: If you have osteoarthritis of the knee, arthroscopic surgery doesn't help. Get a second opinion.
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