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Injured knee.Who can drain the fluid off?

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Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Fluid on knee

The best doctor would be an orthopedist but some general practitioners can do and er doctors.

In brief: Fluid on knee

The best doctor would be an orthopedist but some general practitioners can do and er doctors.
Dr. Gregory Harvey
Dr. Gregory Harvey
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Dr. Allen Lu
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Orthopedist

Most orthopedists can drain the fluid off.
However, many effusions (fluid within knee) return after draining. Your surgeon should also find the cause of the fluid to begin with. Some causes of fluid may include: meniscus tears, acl tears, new cartilage tears, infections, and a variety of inflammatory arthridities.

In brief: Orthopedist

Most orthopedists can drain the fluid off.
However, many effusions (fluid within knee) return after draining. Your surgeon should also find the cause of the fluid to begin with. Some causes of fluid may include: meniscus tears, acl tears, new cartilage tears, infections, and a variety of inflammatory arthridities.
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu
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