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How can I get rid of fluid on the knee?

How can I get rid of fluid on the knee?

Go to Dr.: Try elastic support either with knee elastic brace or wrapping with ace bandages, but most likely you need aspiration of the fluid with a needle/ syringe done by a rheumatologist, an orthopode (especially if the knee was operated) or a pcp (primary care physician)that feels comfortable doing it. Apply cold if recent injury, warm if chronic. Also r.I.C.E. (rest, immobilization, cold, elevation). ...Read more

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How do I naturally get rid of fluid on the knee? There is no pain in the knee

How do I naturally get rid of fluid on the knee? There is no pain in the knee

Go see your doctor: But first, there's supposed to be fluid in your knee. Synovial fluid acts as a shock absorber of sorts so you really don't want to get rid of it. Second, why do you want to mess around w/your knee if it doesn't hurt? Better to leave well enough alone. Bottom line, go see your family doctor and explain in full detail what's going on and what's on your mind that concerns you about your knee. ...Read more

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What causes fluid on the knee? And how do I get rid of it?

What causes fluid on the knee? And how do I get rid of it?

Treat the cause: First see a doctor for evaluation and a diagnosis as to why the fluid is forming. A number of this can cause fluid to build up in the knee. In a young, active person often an injury within the knee joint is the culprit. The underlying cause must be treated for the fluid accumulation to resolve. ...Read more

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What are ways to get rid of fluid in the knee besides taking ibuprofen?

What are ways to get rid of fluid in the knee besides taking ibuprofen?

Depends: Ibuprofen will not get rid of the fluid, just provide pain relief. If the fluid is in excess, your doctor can drain it with a needle. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of imflimation in my knees?

How can I get rid of imflimation in my knees?

C an ortho guy: 1st u need ortho xam & x-rays & possible labs 2 find the cause then a rx plan can b recommended. Knees r inflamed 4 a reason so find out why then go from there. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of this knee pain?

Depends: Treatment of knee pain depends on the cause. It can be as simple as rest, pain medication and physical therapy to more involved as knee injections and ultimately surgery. The suspected cause will dictate treatment. I would recommend you have your knee pain evaluated to determine the proper treatment plan for you. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my constant sharp knee pain?

How can I get rid of my constant sharp knee pain?

Knee pain: The knee can be caused by arthritis, ligament injury, tendon tears, muscle strain. .. The treatment of knee pain depends on the cause of knee pain.
Please see your doctor for a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of water on the knee naturally?

How can I get rid of water on the knee naturally?

Joint effusion: It sounds like you are talking about a an "effusion" or build up of inflammatory cells and fluid around your knee. The treatment of "water" on your knee varies with the cause. If arthritis is the cause, Acetaminophen or a NSAID may help. Sometimes, your doctor can use a needle to drain this fluid. Rarely, the fluid is secondary to an infection and requires antibiotics. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I was just wondering how can I get rid of my knee pain?

I was just wondering how can I get rid of my knee pain?

Many causes: Many possibilities. Often related to knee instability. Have knee medial-lateral stability checked. Then? Rheumatologist or orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the gait on the inside of my left knee not so much hurt now but can still feel it in the way I stand or at times sitting?

How can I get rid of the gait on the inside of my left knee not so much hurt now but can still feel it in the way I stand or at times sitting?

Gait: Gait is the way that you walk. Are you talking about altering your gait or pain or soreness of the inside of the knee? ...Read more

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How can I get rid of numbness in the skin above my knee?

How can I get rid of numbness in the skin above my knee?

Numbness: When you identify and treat the cause of the numbness, then you will get red of it. More history and a physical exam is needed to direct you in the right direction. ...Read more

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I was just wondering how can I get rid of a big keloid on my knee?

I was just wondering how can I get rid of a big keloid on my knee?

Probably not a keloi: You probably have a hypertrophic scar rather than a keloid. Most people confuse the two. A keloid, by definition overgrows the area of injury. It is frequently seen in people of color. Do a search on the internet for keloid and let me know. If it is a keloid, frequently cortisone injecitons help. ...Read more

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I am overweight and having pain in my left knee. How can I get rid of this pain?

I am overweight and having pain in my left knee. How can I get rid of this pain?

Lose weight AND: See physiatrist-that's a rehab md

to recommend rehab program for knee
and you'll get objective opinion re: need for orthopedic surgery need. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of major knee pain while playing basketball?

How can I get rid of major knee pain while playing basketball?

Depends on the cause: Depends on the cause and the reason that you are having knee pain. Main causes include patella-femoral knee pain/ tendinitis, knee oa, meniscal tears or ligamentous tears. After a physical exam and history and imaging these can be narrowed. A good start would be to strengthen the muscles around the knee, maybe use anti-inflamatories for a short time. If still not better imaging may be necessary. ...Read more

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Can I get rid of pain two years after knee surge in my back and knee and foot?

Can I get rid of pain two years after knee surge in my back and knee and foot?

Go to Pain Clinic: Statistically the probability of curing your pain is low because you have a chronic pain syndrome. You need to be seen at a multidisciplinary chronic pain management center. You may need a combined program of medication, physical therapy, and psychological management to relieve you chronic pain. Of course, before treatment is started, they will have to evaluate you and determine the cause. ...Read more

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Hello. How can I get rid of celulite? I have it on my thighs and a little on my knees. Currently I am working out and having a mediterranean diet.

Hello. How can I get rid of celulite? I have it on my thighs and a little on my knees. Currently I am working out and having a mediterranean diet.

Difficult but can do: Hello AnaV: This is a difficult thing to do but many of the treatments are not going to help when using creams and topical treatments. The best is to do specific exercises that isolate and tone the muscles that are involved in the areas of the cellulite. This can be achieved in looking for the specific articles that will show you the appropriate treatments. Womenslife. Today look for cellulite. ...Read more

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Last month dark stretch marks appeared above my knees. I've had no significant weight loss or gain so what is causing them? How can I get rid of it?

Stretch marks: Stretch marks may happen during times of hormonal changes as well as stretching of the skin. Try a vit d supplement (800 iu/day), vit c (500 mg three times per day) and zinc (4 mg per day) to help skin integrity. ...Read more