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What could be the causes for basal crepitation?

What could be the causes for basal crepitation?

Lung auscultation?: If you refer to findings while examining breathing sounds with an stethoscope, basal crepitation or crackles could be due to atelectasis ( small desufflated areas of the lung), pneumonia, edema (fluid accumulation), or other lung pathology. ...Read more

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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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What is the cause of joint clik?

What is the cause of joint clik?

Cracking, clicking : Or popping of a joint may be due to stretching of ligaments, collapse of cavities of joints or from breaking of adhesions within joints. Take care! http://en.M.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/cracking_joints ...Read more

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What causes pain in the joints and back?

What causes pain in the joints and back?

Various: Low back pain is second only to the common cold for visits to a doctor. Overloading the muscles and ligaments, straining the joints or even herniating a disc can all cause low back pain. Determining the cause of the pain creates the cure which can be wildly different. A good history and physical examination by a physician is the way to get to the root of your pains. ...Read more

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What causes my joints to make creaking noises?

What causes my joints to make creaking noises?

Creaking: Joint popping is just breaking at vacuum . Creaking may actually be bone in bone - arthritis . If it is painful an x-ray may be helpful in differential fiagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes joint pains?

What causes joint pains?

Various reasons: Gout, simple strain, arthritis, referred pain from elsewhere are all (of many more) reasons to have pain in your joints. ...Read more

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Does cold cause pain in joints?

Cold and joint pain: Often, cold weather can cause joints to swell and hurt. This can happen with arthritis history. Also, normal people often get the swelling and joint pain with Raynaud's syndrome, where hands turn blue with cold (need gloves) and can get numb acutely. When warmed, these symptoms go away. Some of these people get systemic joint symptoms over time and get chronic treatment. A rheumatologist helps. ...Read more

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What disease causes inflamed joints?

What disease causes inflamed joints?

Inflamed joints: There are many types of inflammatory arthropathies. The most common one you may have heard of is rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis can also cause an inflamed, swollen joint. ...Read more

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What symptoms does a unstable SI joint cause?

What symptoms does a unstable SI joint cause?

Pain: very unusual to have an unstable SI joint unless you have had a big trauma or inflamatory disease to destabilize the joint.The ligaments that hold the SI together are one of the most strongest of the body.Symptoms would be pain and sensation of shifting of the pelvis when you walk.There are many other causes that should be explored first rather than SI joint being unstable ...Read more

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What causes joints to pop in and out of place?

What causes joints to pop in and out of place?

Subluxation: Common more with shoulders and is due to ligamentous laxity or after a traumatic injury like a dislocation. The hip is also a joint that can sublux as well. There are some genetic reason that there is more ligament laxity in some people. ...Read more

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What are some possible causes for stiff joints?

What are some possible causes for stiff joints?

Arthritis muscles: You evaluation will investigate whether you have arthritis and what kind or if you have another diagnosis such as bursitis, tendinitis or myofascial pain. ...Read more