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Hemarthrosis, treatment and recovery time - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
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My mother in law felt down from floor while she walking on raod
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road
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there in blood plotter on her knee
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doctor done the aspiration for the same
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but again the blood form the same
Doctor :   Ok

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now doctors saying there is water tuba or boll some thing like that he was saying for that cause again and again the blood plotter was forming
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so need to go surgery for remove the same
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i need your assitance for the same
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Ok
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Was the doctor saying Hemarthroses
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i guess yes
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saying 3 days needs to admin in hospital
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Ok
Doctor :   Which joint

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left leg
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and did you see the color of the fluid
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yes first time when they done aspiration i see that
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its looks like red color water
Doctor :   Ok did she has any other medical problem

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no
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even no pain to her
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and doctors gone for xray for knee and said no bone injury
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Is it paining her?
Doctor :   Ok
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after the injury
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no paining
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Is she diabetic or hypertensive
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What is her
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age
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her age was 45
User :   diabetic or hypertensive

as per now no
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Ok
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Do not worry first the doctor has to find out the bleeding points
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in the joint
User :   k
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For that he has to do a small key hole surgery called Arthroscopy
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where he will
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yes they said Arthroscopy

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find out the areas bleeding
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and do a sealing
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with cautery
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so that the big vessels do not bleed
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as they are now
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How many times the aspiration done
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twice
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in week span
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Was the MRI done
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no
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they told when admit time we suggest what are all tests needs to go
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Ok
User :   that means there is bleeding points on the knee bone
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causing of felt down from floor
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yes
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Always blood in the joint indicates
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a significant knee injury
User :   okay

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It should be examined under anesthesia
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and then an arthroscopy to decide the plan of action
User :   okay

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There could be ligament injuries
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is that major surgery
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What is the her age
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45
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Right now it is not major, it is a key hole surgery
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you mean after this needed one more surgery
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That may not be true
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if the doctor could seal the area
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The possible causes are
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Anterior cruciate ligament tear
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Patellar fracture
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The third is meniscal tear
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k
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If the doctor feels that something is better for the person to be done in the same setting
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he can continue on fixing that
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along with arthroscopy\
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So it may not only be an arthroscopy but some other therapeutic procedure too
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okay
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what are tests we need to go
Doctor :   No tests apart from what yur doctor suggest
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Arthroscopy is also a test
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but it can help in treatment also
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okay
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any idea how much cost around on this
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yeah let me tell you , wait a second
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meanwhile please fill the feedback form and say done while I check for the cost
User :  
sure
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It varies depending on the extra procedures done
Doctor :   If the doctor does anything therapeutic

Doctor :   It depends anything from Rs30,000 to 40,000/-
Doctor :   along with reconstruction of ligament if there is a
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need
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Where do you stay?
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okay
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I was take her to Hospitals for the same in
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Ok
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they said almost same cost
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Ok
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and my relatives and every body asked me to check with any other doctors but i lie on this site will give a correct info
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Thanks a lot
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one more thing after this surgery she can walk as normal right
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Not immediately
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but after 10 days
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okay thank you Doctor
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It depends on the nature of injury
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Ok Bye
User :  
you helped a lot and i have got all answers
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any assistance
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bye
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we can help you
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in recommending a doctor
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and getting the surgery done

User :   hmm
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Where are you?
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Actually i am
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ok
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is there recommended Doctors in Chennai
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place
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which is specialised in Traumatology
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and Arthroscopy
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I thought you are in someother city and going to C only for surgery
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If you are native of then continue the same
User :  
oh okay
User :   okay
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Bye
User :  
thank you once again doctor
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Thanks for consulting
User :  
bye
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