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Is it possible for the bursa sac in the knee be destroyed?

Is it possible for the bursa sac in the knee be destroyed?

Several bursae: Usually we don't use destroyed for a bursal sac. They can become inflamed. There are several about the knee. The largest on is in front of the kneecap. ...Read more

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The bursa is a sac of fluid within a joint in ...Read more


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What is a good way to shrink bursa sac of the knee?

What is a good way to shrink bursa sac of the knee?

Bursa sac: Swelling of the bursa surrounding the knee which is called "prepatellar bursitis" can be addressed with serial ice applications over a towel that is placed on the knee for 10-15 minutes at a time. Avoid kneeling and hyperflexing of the knee and place a compressive bandage as an additional treatment. ...Read more

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Swelling knee water bursa sac. What are causes?

Bursa: Usually prepatellar bursitis is caused by direct or shear-type injury to area in front of kneecap. A pes anserine bursitis is ususally caused by activity with tight hamstrings that pull on this insertion site. ...Read more

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What could be the cause for the pain in my knee? Seems like the bursa sac is scooting forward on me.

Multiple like arthr-: Itis, meniscal injury, being the common ones.
The bursa is usually the result of one of these causes. Getting rid of the cause would treat the bursa as well.
See an orthopod. ...Read more

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What is a good way to rehab bursa sac inflammation in the knee?

What is a good way to rehab bursa sac inflammation in the knee?

RICE: And I don't mean the white kind in a bowl with soy sauce. Rest-ice-compression-elevation, especially if it's tender, hard to bend, and hurts at the end of the day. This can help relieve the swelling and pain, along with nsaid's. Keep the knee active, limit high impact activity on it though. ...Read more

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Will a cyst or a damaged bursa sac under the knee cause a lymph node around the knee to swell?

Will a cyst or a damaged bursa sac under the knee cause a lymph node around the knee to swell?

Infection?: Lymph nodes typically swell near sites of infection. An infected knee bursa could cause nearby lymph nodes to swell. Potential infections should always be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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I have injured my left knee 3 times. All resulting in the bursting of my bursa sac. The second to last time was larger than usual and it hurt more tha?

Good news though: Tx of burst or ruptured bursae is rarely invasive & does not typically require surgical intervention. In severe cases, needle aspiration & injection of steroids to reduce the amount of inflammation may be necessary. Usual treatments include ice compresses, rest, elevation of the joint, take Ibuprofen or naproxen. If infected, you will need antibiotics & recovery may be longer than 2-3 weeks. ...Read more

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I popped the bursa sac in my right knee 4 years ago and still have constant pain in my knee. Is there anything I should be concerned about?

I popped the bursa sac in my right knee 4 years ago and still have constant pain in my knee. Is there anything I should be concerned about?

Yes: Persistent pain in any part of the body is cause for concern. There are many underlying causes for chronic knee pain. See an orthopedic doctor for an evaluation. They will take a history, examine you and probably take an xray to start. In the case of the knee more often then not a MRI is ordered. ...Read more

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Why would one's bursa sac above their knee be swollen continuously for multiple years and not respond to any basic treatments, like RICE and the like?

Why would one's bursa sac above their knee be swollen continuously for multiple years and not respond to any basic treatments, like RICE and the like?

Repeated trauma?: Dear RCook, I am sorry to hear about problem. Is the swelling accompanied by pain? If not, maybe this is a chronic change that will not go away. If there is pain, I wonder if there is repeated trauma like working on your knees, or chronic infection. Good luck ...Read more

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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?

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! ...Read more

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After a bad fall, hittin the knee now knee cap is swollen, couple of cuts and extremely painful, suspected ruptured bursa sac. How can a xray prove?

After a bad fall, hittin the knee now knee cap is swollen, couple of cuts and extremely painful, suspected ruptured bursa sac. How can a xray prove?

X-ray may help: X-ray is needed to rule out bone injury and if struck directly you could have broken your kneecap. If there is a fracture it must be treated. Bursa's don't rupture in initial injuries because they are normally deflated, but you can have blood filling the bursa or inside the joint which is painful. With cuts and any possibility of a fracture you should go to the ER because of risk of bone infection. ...Read more

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I ruptured my bursa sac in my knee on 6/19. Went to the ER and they drained 50cc of blood. Any treatment I can do besides RICE to speed up swelling?

See details: You did not rupture anything. You simply bled into the bursa as a result of trauma. Give it time to heal. Continue with RICE. ...Read more

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Feel bulging of bursa at the front of the knee. Is this a serious injury?

Feel bulging of bursa at the front of the knee. Is this a serious injury?

Not usually: But it is usually very painful and can get infected at times so keep an eye on it or get in to see a sports medicine specialist. ...Read more

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How long should I live with a bursa swelling on knee been over 2 months now and keeps coming back?

How long should I live with a bursa swelling on knee been over 2 months now and keeps coming back?

Did you treat it: If you have treatment with aspiration and injection of steroid and did not respond may about time to have taken surgically. ...Read more

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Large inflamed bursa on the front of knee for 2 years & have been waitlisted for surgery. Knelt down on it & it popped. Any danger from fluid in body?

Large inflamed bursa on the front of knee for 2 years & have been waitlisted for surgery. Knelt down on it & it popped. Any danger from fluid in body?

Doubt it but need mo: I doubt it but where is the true location of the bursa. Was it ever drained or aspirated? Unclear the reason for surgery. Had it ever popped before? You can discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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Had a bursa removed in left hip since the surgery having horrible knee pain what could it be?

Had a bursa removed in left hip since the surgery having horrible knee pain what could it be?

See details: They are likely unrelated but you should speak with the doctor who performed the surgery. ...Read more

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What do you think is happening with my prepattela bursa that is swelling without pain? I do have Osgood Schlatters below that knee. I have aspirate

Bursitis: When a bursa becomes swollen, it is usually because it has developed into a bursitis. Bursitis will typically have either a mechanical, inflammatory, or infectious etiology. Once the etiology is determined, the treatment can be started to get rid of it. ...Read more

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What can be done for a condition called lipoma arborescens? This is located in the bursa of knee causing a large effusion, pain, no mobility.

What can be done for a condition called lipoma arborescens? This is located in the bursa of knee causing a large effusion, pain, no mobility.

Surgery: It is a rare condition in which a fatty tumor arises within a joint with the knee being most commonly affected. The only effective treatment is surgical removal of the tumor. It is a benign tumor, so the surgery is done for relief of symptoms and is usually quite effective. ...Read more

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Had bursa cyst on superioanteriolateral part of knee x 1 mo. Now seemed to pop with putting weight on it. Mild pain now on thigh. Any need to see MD?

Had bursa cyst on superioanteriolateral part of knee x 1 mo. Now seemed to pop with putting weight on it. Mild pain now on thigh. Any need to see MD?

Knee pain: Your suprapatellar bursa is a midline structure that decreases friction from the quadriceps muscle underneath it. Did you have any trauma to your knee? What kind of activities were you doing? Rest your knee, use ice, NSAIDs, and consider wrapping your knee with an ACE wrap. You may have had a knee effusion with communication to your bursa, bursitis, or a cyst. Get a physical exam in office please ...Read more

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Why would I have burning in my neck, thoracic spine, shoulders, knees, and bursa hip region? Sometimes I also feel tingling in arms and foot.

Why would I have burning in my neck, thoracic spine, shoulders, knees, and bursa hip region? Sometimes I also feel tingling in arms and foot.

Fibromyalgia: Is a possible explanation Need to rule out other disorders autoimmune inflammatory myositis good luck sounds like a systemic disorder from the diffuse distribution of subjective sensations ...Read more

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Medial joint line pain is located where in your knee? Is there a picture somewhere?

Medial joint line pain is located where in your knee? Is there a picture somewhere?

Yes: Here is a link to netter images online. I am not able to copy and paste.
http://www. Netterimages. Com/image/11028.htm. ...Read more

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Knee scope done. Dr took picture of knee cap. This showed that it was white and brown. Dr said brown part was arthritic change. Does this sound right?

Knee scope done. Dr took picture of knee cap. This showed that it was white and brown. Dr said brown part was arthritic change. Does this sound right?

Bare bone arthritis: Yes. Cartilage is usually white. When the cartilage under parts of the knee cap wears out completely, you are stuck with bare bone. The bare bone spots usually appear yellowish brown in color. Arthritis is the absence of cartilage covering the bone in this situation. If you still have knee cap pain after the scope, you may benefit from viscosupplementation injections to improve the pain. ...Read more

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Scraped knee on asphalt today picture on profile what to know what first aid I should put on it? Burns and bleed quite a bit. Inch deep laceration

Scraped knee on asphalt today picture on profile what to know what first aid I should put on it? Burns and bleed quite a bit. Inch deep laceration

Seek Help: I am sorry to hear about the trauma you have sustained. Given that there is a break in the skin (with a laceration present) best to be seen in an urgent care/emergency room environment where your injury will be washed, debrided if necessary, and sutured as necessary. Bleeding will be controlled and measures will be taken to avoid infection. Vaccination status will be reviewed.
Best wishes. ...Read more

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Had a knee X-ray and the machine seemed to be continuously noisy. Worried that the tech took continuous pictures by accident. Is that possible?

Had a knee X-ray and the machine seemed to be continuously noisy. Worried that the tech took continuous pictures by accident. Is that possible?

Only one image: On a conventional x ray machine, to make an x ray beam electrons hit an "anode" in one spot. This heats it. To reduce the point of heat, the anode spins before, during and just after the exposure. This is likely what you heard.
To take many conventional images one after another you need a different machine, usually a fluoroscope. ...Read more

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What is a osetophyte formation in the knee mean? Where is the medial mensicus root? Any pictures of the what it looks like I know that it is inside?

What is a osetophyte formation in the knee mean? Where is the medial mensicus root? Any pictures of the what it looks like I know that it is inside?

Medial meniscus: See image. Black arrows point to medial meniscus roots; white to lateral meniscus roots. The anterior & posterior cruciate ligaments have been removed to better visualize the roots. ...Read more

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I have water on my knee and the doctor removed it 2 times in the last 2 weeks. He wants to remove the bursae, yes/no?

I have water on my knee and the doctor removed it 2 times in the last 2 weeks. He wants to remove the bursae, yes/no?

It sound bursitis: Chronic in type this usually outside the knee cavity, if persist it have to removed, other keep coming back. ...Read more