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How much time until my swollen knee goes away?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: It depends

It depends on the cause of the swelling.
Have the knee evaluated by a rheumatologist or an orthopedist.

In brief: It depends

It depends on the cause of the swelling.
Have the knee evaluated by a rheumatologist or an orthopedist.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It depends on why

It depends on why your knee is swollen.
There can be many reasons. We usually take x-rays or other imaging, remove the fluid from the knee using a needle and then have the fluid analyzed. These can help explain why your knee is swollen. We look a cell counts, look for crystals and culture for infection. This helps direct your therapy.

In brief: It depends on why

It depends on why your knee is swollen.
There can be many reasons. We usually take x-rays or other imaging, remove the fluid from the knee using a needle and then have the fluid analyzed. These can help explain why your knee is swollen. We look a cell counts, look for crystals and culture for infection. This helps direct your therapy.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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