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Could fluid in the knee release itself naturally?

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Dr. Timothy Trainor
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In brief: Usually

It depends on the cause of the fluid.
If it is an acute trauma, the fluid usually dissipates on its own over the course of a few weeks. If it is someone who has severe arthritis in the knee, the fluid may remain much longer and be difficult to resolve.

In brief: Usually

It depends on the cause of the fluid.
If it is an acute trauma, the fluid usually dissipates on its own over the course of a few weeks. If it is someone who has severe arthritis in the knee, the fluid may remain much longer and be difficult to resolve.
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