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What Is Drained From Knee Joint When Swollen
My husband woke in middle of night with severe pain and a swollen lump just below the knee joint. The lump has gotten bigger threw the day.?
Is it normal to have a swollen knee and also have extreme burning pain in the knee joint? Is a root tear the same as a displacement of the root?
I have a positive rheumatoid factor of 69 with no inflamation but I have nodules on my fingers and a swollen knee joint, what could this be?
When they say an injured athlete had fluid drained from a swollen joint such as the knee, what is this fluid?
Synovial fluid: Usually this is synovial fluid. Synovial fluid's job is to lubricate and protect the joint. In the presence of injury, inflammation or infection, the synovial lining (part of the joint capsule), overcompensates by producing an excess amount of synovial fluid. Too much fluid can cause pain and tightness in the joint and restrict range of motion. With an acute injury, blood may also fill the joint. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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