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Chronic Swelling

Diagnosis And Treatment

If there are large amounts of fluid restricting motion, it is often drained from the knee using needle aspiration. This is only a temporary solution, however; it is the duty of the doctor to discover the underlying cause of the swelling.

Addressing the underlying cause will prevent knee swelling and its recurrence.

Last updated: Jan-01-09


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