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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Many causes: Many possibilities. Often related to knee instability. Have knee medial-lateral stability checked. Then? Rheumatologist or orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
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?
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bloodles: Not sure what bloodles is. Need more information please ...Read more
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