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Is there a fix for knee swelling?

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Dr. Paul Grutter
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Aspiration

Swelling inside the knee (effusion) can be resolved to aspirating the fluid out.
It is best to treat the underlying cause of the swelling as the swelling may quickly recur with aspiration alone. Anyone with significant pain and swelling in the knee should be evaluate by an orthopaedic surgeon to determine the cause.

In brief: Aspiration

Swelling inside the knee (effusion) can be resolved to aspirating the fluid out.
It is best to treat the underlying cause of the swelling as the swelling may quickly recur with aspiration alone. Anyone with significant pain and swelling in the knee should be evaluate by an orthopaedic surgeon to determine the cause.
Dr. Paul Grutter
Dr. Paul Grutter
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends on the cause

Knee swelling can be due to many things such as gout, infection, or due to tendon, cartilage, or bone abnormalities.
Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.

In brief: Depends on the cause

Knee swelling can be due to many things such as gout, infection, or due to tendon, cartilage, or bone abnormalities.
Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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