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How Could You Tell If A Joint Is Swollen
My thumb hit with the ball and swollen.iam able to move my thumbs base joint but no the upper joint please tell me some remedies to reduce pain&swell?
Can someone tell me how long will i be noticeably swollen after a total joint replacement of the tmj's?
My son has swollen glands, achey joints and woke up with three blue vein like lines on his chest. Can u tell me a possible cause?
Several things: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
They say there is nothing I can do to a post injury swollen disfigured joint after 9 years will this joint keep growing it's already double it's size?
Due: To the injury of the joint arthritic changes hit this joint early and hard. I recommend therapy on the joint to keep as much ROM and use as you can. But not a lot can be done to reverse things. Good luck ...Read more
Swollen Joints: You should first visit your doctor to determine why your joints are swollen. There are many conditions that could cause the swelling (ie rheumatoid arthritis, osteo arthritis, lupus, crohn's disease, or fluid retention due to cardiopulmonary conditions). Each has a different course of therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many causes: If you have swollen painful joints you should be evaluated by a rheumatologist. There are many different causes including infectious forms of arthritis, for example lyme disease or parvo. There are also many forms of inflammatory arthritis, including rheumatoid and psoriatic. Its important to not delay in getting the correct diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many reasons: There are many different causes of selling in finger joints, including injury, excessive salt intake, several types of arthritis, and autoimmune disorders. See your doctor for further evaluation. Once your doc examines your hands and maybe orders bloodwork or xrays, a better diagnosis and treatment plan can be made. ...Read more
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