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Could There Be Acid Build Up In Knees
Goutmonosodium urate: There are different types of acid. The most common we associate knee pain and arthritis is gouty arthritis. Gout is related to a build up of uric acid in the body with increased uric acid storage and the deposition in the joints of sodium urate crystals ( crystal related to uric acid). Uric acid crystals can be seen in the urine, but in the joint it is monosodium urate crystals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Effusion: Water on the knee is known as an effusion. The swelling is most easily seen just above (proximal) and to the outside (lateral) of the knee cap. You should see your doctor to determine the cause. ...Read more
12 months ago I had a fall & left knee collapsed was told I need reconstruction still waiting but the last week I had more fluid build up should I wor?
Not really : The intra articular damage will continue to produce joint fluid and swelling. If it becomes severe or painful seek medical attention. ...Read more
Was using muriatic acid and got some on my knees. Got home later & knee is skinned & painful. What's happening?
Depends: Probably this is a mild acid burn. These are usually not overly serious; wash it with soap and water, keep it clean, and if a portion turns redder or becomes more painful, or if the pain is considerable, plan an office visit to your physician. ...Read more
Knee cartilage probl: It is difficult to increase cartilage tissue in the knee. The best you can do is to protect your knees and stop jogging. Use exercises that do not impact the knees. See your physician for an examination to determine the exact cause and to recommend treatment for your condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a gout attack on knees eventhough uric acid level is normal? What should I do? I had a history of gout.
Yes, it can: In acute phase, uric acid levels drop due to increased fractional excretion of uric acid, and so normal ua levels during an acute flair should be expected when evaluating a patient during such flares. If aspiration of an affected joint or tophi is not feasible, repeat ua levels should be sought weeks after the attack is over. www.med.ucla.edu/modules/wfsection/article.php?articleid=475 best wishes and happy new year. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Am 26yrs old 5 ft2&145lbs.Am not sure if am over weight but my knee hurts when bending.I''ve been checked 4 urine acid &it was-'ve what can I do?
Complicated: Yes you are overweight, but that is not likely cause of knee problem. You need to see an orthopedist and get this worked out. If you have fluid in the joint space it needs to be tapped and examined. Normal uric acid levels have little place in the diagnosis of acute synovitis. Can have acute gouty arthropathy with normal uric acid. ...Read more
Hi i m male 23 year old male. A case p.U.V nw uric acid 6.0 cret0.9 urea28 hb16.1 knee joínt pain nw.My residual urine30ml..One kidney gone absent usg?
I had a knee scope after scar tissue build up but now i feel like something is rubbing in the back of my knee. What could it be?
See below: Not likely, something else going on. It would be best to have it checked out. ...Read more
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