Treatment for knee effusion - Online Doctor Chats
Doctor : Hi
User : Hello, i am a basketball player and i jump and use my legs alot
How can i help you?
User : about a month ago, my leg started to hurt during play.
User : and i rested it....a week later i noticed more than usually fluid in my knee
User : i heard it was called fluid on the knee
Doctor : ok
User : and that elevating the knee above the body, and applying ice, and anti inflamitory would cure it
User : but its a month now and no change
User : it doesnt hurt, but should i go to the doctor and have it drained?
Doctor : it is not only to be drained but should see that the fluid collection doesent reccur
Doctor : so you need to visit an orthopaedician
User : alright, do i have to pay alot of money to schedule an appointment with them'?
User : (I have insurance) btw
Doctor : i dont think so
User : Alright, can you recommend a site i can go to see the orthopaedicians around my area?
Doctor : where are you from?
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