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Dr. James Hargan
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Why do the tendons in my knee as well as my foot and wrist after wisdom tooth extraction?

Why do the tendons in my knee as well as my foot and wrist after wisdom tooth extraction?

? Antibiotics ? : Cipro and levoquin are not typical antibiotics used after wisdom teeth removal. There are several questions i would need answers to to form more of an opinion. Sorry. ...Read more

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Dr. Lori Semel
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What to do or what's wrong when there's alot of fluid on the knee and a little painful?

What to do or what's wrong when there's alot of fluid on the knee and a little painful?

Knee Effusion: If you have fluid around or on your knee, you need to be evaluated to see if it is an injury, infection or something else. Go to an ER or Urgent Care for evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Ward Dean
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Dr. John Munshower
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What can I do to get this fluid off my knee?

What can I do to get this fluid off my knee?

See answer: Start with rice-rest/ice/compression/elevation, and if the fluid/swelling does not resolve, than you need to see a dr. For an evaluation and possible knee aspiration. ...Read more

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Dr. Christopher Ferguson
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After injuring my knee, will I have to have the fluid around my knee extracted?

After injuring my knee, will I have to have the fluid around my knee extracted?

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

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Dr. Christopher Ferguson
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Is there something i can do to reduce fluid on the knees?

RICE: Try rice. If from an acute injury, try rest, ice, compressio, nand elevation. Nsaids are also helpful if you can take them. If the fluid persists, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Marius Frasie
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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What does a knee feel like when it has fluid on it?

HURT: Most of the time will hurt and it will be swollen, feels tight too. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. Brian Chimenti
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Is there an effective way to determine if you have a fluid build up in your knee?

Is there an effective way to determine if you have a fluid build up in your knee?

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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Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
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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?

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?

Knee pain: Not enough info to comment, probably sprain, if fever redness swelling see a doc asap otherwise wait for 2 weeks if getting worse or persisting see a doc. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Berg
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If you have fluid on the knee will it go away on its own?

If you have fluid on the knee will it go away on its own?

Effusion: Unclear. Fluid on the knee (effusion) can come from a number of causes and some times it will go away without treatment other times it won't. The most common causes of fluid in the knee are an acute traumatic injury, meniscal tears and forms of arthritis or cartilage lesions. Effusions from trauma can resolve on their own provided that they have not caused a meniscal tear or cartilage injury. ...Read more

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