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does shark cartilage really help with knee joint pain

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Doubt: Read wikipedia...http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/shark_cartilage.

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A member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Glucosamine chondroi: Most glucosamine and chondroitin preps come from cartilagenous fish parts, old squid bodies or shark or other fun fish places. Some feel that glucosa ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
R.I.C.E.: Rest ice compression (ace wrap) elevate you can try otc nsaids. If all that fails see your doctor.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John McDonald
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, but hold on: Glucosamine is a natural anti-inflammatory. There have been studies that show improvement in knee pain after taking them (just like nsaids). However ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John McDonald
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on the cause: Many things can present as back of the knee pain: meniscus tears, cartilage injury, hamstring tendonitis or tears, muscle strain (calf or thigh), arth ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gofeld
31 years experience Pain Management
Side effect : Up to 12% of people who tske Lipitor (atorvastatin) develop painful joints (artralgia). This is not an inflammation but sometimes the only way to deal ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clive Segil
57 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Get all the answers from the md who did the arthroscopic surgery asap.
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: All medicines have side effects. Without knowing more of her history i can't suggest a medication. She needs to see her pcp.
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many possibilities: There are too many possible causes to give you a reliable answer. I recommend you see your doctor for an evaluation.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Moore
7 years experience Family Medicine
Many causes: Any time you have improper function or injury of a joint it can cause pain. If you have knee pain that interferes with your activity you should see a ... Read More
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