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I have patella tendinopathy, bursitis, hoffa fat pad oedema I've been treating with glycerine trinitrate, essentric exercises pain is worse after 3 week?

I have patella tendinopathy, bursitis, hoffa fat pad oedema  I've been treating with glycerine trinitrate, essentric exercises pain is worse after 3 week?

Injection: A steroid injection into the prepatellar bursa and/or fat pad could calm your symptoms and allow rehab to be more effective. I never inject the tendon itself with a steroid, due to the risk of tendon rupture. Platelet-rich plasma injections may be effective for subacute or chronic patellar tenon problems. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Edema (Definition)

Fluid in the tissues, either caused by something local to the swollen area like an injury or inflammation, or from the body's retention of water. Gravity brings the fluid to the feet & legs in that case. As a general rule, if one foot is swollen, something is wrong with the foot. If both feet are swollen, it's not the feet, but water ...Read more


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New, probably benign, increased mesenteric fat attenuation suggesting inflammation, infiltration or edema in small bowel mesentery. Explain?

New, probably benign, increased mesenteric fat attenuation suggesting inflammation, infiltration or edema in small bowel mesentery. Explain?

Mesenteric panniculi: mesenteric panniculitis:---is a rare disorder characterized by a chronic nonspecific inflammation involving the adipose tissue of the bowel messentary. Cause is unclear--autoimmune responce to unknown source or ischemia changes have been proposed. the disease is associated with, vasculitis,granulomatous disease, rheumatoid disease and pancreatitis. I hope this is help full ...Read more

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2.5cmaxillary node toothache like pain in humerus keeping up at night. Xray normal MRI of shoulder only show edema and thick chiro saysxray abnormal ?

2.5cmaxillary node toothache like pain in humerus keeping up at night. Xray normal MRI of shoulder only show edema and thick chiro saysxray abnormal ?

Yes: There are conditions that do not show on x-ray but show on mri. Are you seeing a chiropractor for this? I do not recommend this go see a primary care doctor. ...Read more

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7 yrs bilateral ulnar pain at wrist/elbow. 3mm bulge@C4.NegativeEMG/NCV. Edema at ulna,fat atrophy at opponen digiti minimi.No mass.Shoulder/neck pain?

7 yrs bilateral ulnar pain at wrist/elbow. 3mm bulge@C4.NegativeEMG/NCV. Edema at ulna,fat atrophy at opponen digiti minimi.No mass.Shoulder/neck pain?

Myelogram: You may need another opinion and a myelogram. other considerations are some kind of musculoskeletal arthritis syndrome and a rheumatologist may also be of assistance ...Read more

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What is edema?

What is edema?

Swelling: Various causes such as injury, infection, inflammatory condtions, venous insufficiency and lymphedema are common causes. ...Read more

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What is edema?

Edema: is SWELLING due to the abnormal accumulation of salt/water in the soft tissue. Hope this is helpful See illustration Dr Z ...Read more

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What is tensed edema?

Ck out cause: With your pcp! varicose veins? Too much salt , legs in one position long periods of time(air flight long durations). ...Read more

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How is edema measured?

How is edema measured?

Edema: The only accurate way to measuse edema is by using a tape measure. Swelling in the legs can be measured in this way however, facial swelling could not. Daily body weight is often used as a crude way to monitor edema that cannot be measured accurately. ...Read more

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How can I manage edema?

Elevate and move: Leg swelling is very common in pregnancy. It can be helped with several things. Elevate your legs whenever possible. Stay well hydrated. Eat healthy. Stretch your legs frequently. Wear comfortable shoes and socks. Some people like the maternity support stockings. ...Read more

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What is soft tissue edema?

What is soft tissue edema?

Anything other than: Anything other than bone is considered to be soft tissue. Usually one sees soft tissue edema or water swelling in the lower extremities especially when you press a finger into the skin, you leave an indent that goes away in a few minutes. ...Read more

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How Long Does Edema Last ?

How Long Does Edema Last ?

That depends: That varies depending on cause and location. Edema from chronic (long-term) issues such as obesity, heart problems, liver or kidney problems will stay unless the underlying problem is improved. Edema from an injury will gradually improve with healing. From an allergic reaction will improve after treatment or time. New facial, tongue or one-sided leg edema are concerning and warrant treatment. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of edema?

What are the symptoms of edema?

Edema: Edema can be a symptom of heart, kidney and/or liver failure, among other causes. It is also a side effect of some medications. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/edema/basics/definition/con-20033037 & http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/heart-failure/edema-overview for more info. ...Read more

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Edema need refill no insuranve ?

Edema need refill no insuranve
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Healthtap Prime: You could have a consult or concierge visit with one of the physicians on HealthTap Prime. Check out the details on the website. ...Read more

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How can I stop my edema from weeping?

Makes no sense: Edema is the build of fluids in the body or regions thereof. Are you thinking of something else? Best of luck. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what is pedol edema?

Could you tell me what is pedol edema?

Foot swelling: It is swelling of the foot or feet. It does not necessarily mean a critical problem but the feet are swollen ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more