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Tattoos (Definition)

Tattoos on your breasts, or elsewhere, will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on breastfeeding your new baby. It may not be a good idea to get a new tattoo during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, because of the small risk of infection from the small breaks in the skin that ...Read more


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Is it possible that getting a tattoo can be therapeutic for joint problems?

Is it possible that getting a tattoo can be therapeutic for joint problems?

Unlikely: It is unlikely that getting a tattoo can be therapeutic for joint problems... However, pain centers that focus on chronic pain do resort to other forms of therapy that are essentially other painful stimuli that allow nerve "re-wiring" joint pain and stiffness is not a black and white field. There is a great deal of differences in how people react and deal with pain. ...Read more

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How can I get treatment for joint problems?

How can I get treatment for joint problems?

See your doc: An orthopedic surgeon can help you with joint problems and give you a diagnoses and treatment plan. ...Read more

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Extremely easy-to-get joint sprains are a sign of what joint problems?

Hypermobility: Excessive motion and loose ligaments can cause this problem. A rheumatologist should be able to assess. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get joint problems from the flu shot?

Is it possible for you to get joint problems from the flu shot?

Yes, any vaccination: Can cause joint pains with swellings. These are generally short lasting for a few days only. ...Read more

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Is it common to have joint problems around 18 y.O.?

Joint pain: No. It is unusual for an 18 year old to have joint problems. Seek medical advice to figure out why you are having problems. ...Read more

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What can cause bad joint problems?

See details: The list is too long to even begin to discuss in the space allowed. There are over 100 different types of arthritis. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What herbs can you use for joint problems?

What herbs can you use for joint problems?

EFAs, fiber, stretch: Efas, fiber, and gentle stretching help with joint pain. Herbal helpers include burdock root (anti-inflammatory) willow bark ([pain reliever) arnica, ashwaganda, cat's claw, ginger, tumeric (anti inflammatory), boswelia, nettles ( anti-arthritic and anti- inflammatory.). ...Read more

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What do you suggest for bad joint problems?

What do you suggest for bad joint problems?

Visit Painspot.com: www.painspot.com will lead you through a series of questions based on where you feel your pain, and then provide a list of possible causes and information about them. You can print that out and take it to your health provider, or a rheumatologist (arthritis specialist). The main thing is not to miss a serious crippling arthritis, like rheumatoid arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis. ...Read more

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At what bodyweight do joint problems become common?

At what bodyweight do joint problems become common?

Any: Often weight related, but doesn't have to be. Would suggest keeping weight to well less than 20% of your ideal weight. ...Read more

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What to do if I have bad joint problems anyone else?

See a rheumatologist: You see a rheumatologist and have the issue evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of muscle joint problems?

What are some symptoms of muscle joint problems?

Many: Muscle pain is different than joint pain which can be soreness, achiness, tightness, cramps, swelling, pain. The joint pain can be swelling, pain, warmth, difficult moving. Better describe your pain to help us try to help you. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my sacroiliac joint problems?

What could be the cause of my sacroiliac joint problems?

Injury: If you are male, i vote for mechanical injury, & extreme sports are a veritable breeding ground for sacroiliac joint (sij) injury, i.e., ligament injury, ligment laxity, and sij subluxation (a partial & self-reducing type of dislocation). In my clinical experience skateboarding is greatest cause of sij injury. In females multiple childbirths and joint hypermobility syndrome are primary causes. ...Read more

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Can seizures cause joint problems?

Can seizures cause joint problems?

Sholuder dislocation: Claddically posterior shoulder dislocation muscle soreness is common as well should resolve with control of the seizures consult a nerologist for appropriate meds. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of sacro iliac joint problems?

Pain in the back: And the hips. Pain may also be present in the groin and thighs. In many cases, it can be difficult to determine the exact source of the pain. Your physician can perform specific tests to help isolate the source of the pain. The pain is typically worse with standing and walking and improved when lying down. Also stiffness and a burning sensation in the pelvis. ...Read more

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How to relieve pain in lower back due to facet joint problems?

How to relieve pain in lower back due to facet joint problems?

Several ways: We start with anti-inflammatory medications, pain medication, if did not help we move to steroids by mouth or injection under fluoroscopy and the last resort is surgery. ...Read more

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Does america have people with the most bone and joint problems?

Does america have people with the most bone and joint problems?

Probably..obesity: Unfortunately, america has the most number of obese people in the world and this is is still increasing rapidly, especially in the young kids, which will cause trouble in their joints as they get older. I anticipate that the cost of osteoarhritis will approach of heart disease some day, maybe more. Stay tuned! it is sad. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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Guarding Or Favoring Joint (Definition)

Joint problems are a clinical finding in which there is pain, difficulty moving, stiffness, or swelling at a joint (which is ...Read more