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Fluid Extraction From Knee
Not necessarily: 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. ...Read more
Knee fluid: Fluid in the knee is abnormal and indicates an inflammatory process which could be from prepatella bursitis, inflammation of the joint lining as in arthritis, deposition of crystals like gout or a condition called pseudogout or internal knee derangement like a cartilage injury. The orthopedic surgeon or a rheumatologist can advise you best on diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more
Synovial fluid: Usually an over acumulation of joint fluid. ...Read more
Wondering if there is fluid in there or something just like a nagging pain i don't know what happened feels like a pulling hurts front of knee & back?
Effusion: Water on the knee is known as an effusion. The swelling is most easily seen just above (proximal) and to the outside (lateral) of the knee cap. You should see your doctor to determine the cause. ...Read more
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