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A 42-year-old female asked:

I drained my knee bursa sac yesterday at home now its warm and red. is this normal? can i wait to call the dr tomorrow or should i go to er?

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Dr. Mary Bergum
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Drained knee?: I'm not sure what you mean but if you put something sharp in and caused fluid to come out and now . . . This is an infection until proven otherwise. Go in now!
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