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How do I get the swelling down in my knee? Ice all day?

How do I get the swelling down in my knee? Ice all day?

By finding the: Cause of the swelling of the knee then will decide how to correct it. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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How do I get the swelling down in my knee after sports injury?

How do I get the swelling down in my knee after sports injury?

Ice: The fastest way is ice, elevation, compression and anti-inflammatories. If you get swelling after an injury, this should be evaluated as it could represent a fracture, ligament spain or meniscus tear. ...Read more

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How do I get the swelling down around my knee-cap, from running?

How do I get the swelling down around my knee-cap, from running?

Ice/elevate/compress: Besides simply resting your leg, you should apply ice, over a compression wrap (elastic wrap), and elevate your knee (on the couch). You can also consider an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication. Seek medical evaluation if the swelling and pain do not subside in several days. ...Read more

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Knee swelling due to injury. What can help get the swelling down?

Knee swelling due to injury. What can help get the swelling down?

R I C E: Rest- reduce walking, standing for few days. Ice- ice packs 10 minutes, 3-4 times daily. Compression- ace wrap for support. Elevation- keep it elevated when at rest. If swelling not better, see primary care doctor or orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What does it mean when both knees are swelling and it hurts crouch down and get back up plus walk upstair?

What does it mean when both knees are swelling and it hurts crouch down and get back up plus walk upstair?

Internal knee issues: Knee swelling and pain with squatting are common findings with meniscal tears. Knee pain with stairs is usually related to degenerative cartilage behind the knee cap. An orthopedic surgeon can evaluate your knees and help determine what is causing your pain. ...Read more

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Can putting ice on my knee reduce effusion? The swelling does not seem to down my patellar causes catching what does that mean? Please help and explai

Can putting ice on my knee reduce effusion? The swelling does not seem to down my patellar causes catching what does that mean? Please help and explai

Mechanical knee: Mechanical knee symptoms with effusion is a meniscal tear until proven otherwise .See orthopedist for exam whil ice will reduce unflammation it wont fix the non smooth gliding surface. ...Read more

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Hi sir . I have pain in left leg knee for more then 3 months ..no swelling just pain when ever I get up or sit down or bent up or down?

Hi sir . I have pain in left leg knee for more then 3 months ..no swelling  just pain when ever I get up or sit down or bent up or down?

The most common...: The most common diagnosis causing knee pain especially with the type of movements that trigger the pain is patellofemoral syndrome. It is related to overuse and possibly malalignment of your patella(knee cap). It is usually treated with physical therapy. You may also take analgesics for pain control. ...Read more

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My dr told me i had knee bursitis 6 months ago but after the swelling went down i still feel pain constantly. How can I get rid of the knee pain?

My dr told me i had knee bursitis 6 months ago but after the swelling went down i still feel pain constantly. How can I get rid of the knee pain?

Go back to your doc: The first step in fixing any problem is an accurate diagnosis. If the swelling has gone away but the pain is continueing it is time to go back to your doctor and get rechecked. This could be as simple as requiring more time to heal or you could have an additional problem such as chondromalacia ( a roughening of the underside of the kneecap) or a joint/ tendon injury. ...Read more

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Played vball the other day, came down wrong on a jump, pain behind my knee&front under my knee cap. Noticeable swelling,what might the problem be? Thx

Played vball the other day, came down wrong on a jump, pain behind my knee&front under my knee cap. Noticeable swelling,what might the problem be? Thx

Could B a patellar-: -subluxation or instability, also this leads 2 chondromalacia under the patella, mal-alignment can cause it also. If U R exceptionally tall, Marfan's is also possible & can B Dx'd with blood test & genetic makeup shows this in the blood. U should get into C a fellowship trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more