What Is Water on the Knee?

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We all have a small amount of fluid in our joints. It’s our personal joint lubrication system that cuts down on friction and helps to promote smooth joint. Joint effusion happens when too much fluid accumulates around a joint. When it happens in the knee, it’s commonly referred to as swollen knee or water on the knee. It can be the result of injury, infection, or a medical condition. To learn more you should go to a medical professional. Keyword: water knee
How to get rid of water in my knee
Fell on my knee hard and four weeks later there is water in front of the knee cap. What should I do about it?
What do you mean water in front of the knee cap? Do you mean exudate from the knee soft tissue? Did you feel any discomfort in the past 4 weeks? I think you need to see an orthopedist for further check. It might be inflammation inside the joint. Currently, what you need to do is to keep your leg at rest.
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