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How do you tell if there is fluid in a joint?

How do you tell if there is fluid in a joint?

Compare c other: May be balooing of the patella, the usual grooves of the normal knee are lost. You compare one knee with the other. With fluid looks more round. ...Read more

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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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How can someone tell if you're double jointed?

How can someone tell if you're double jointed?

No such thing: There is no such thing as being double jointed. This is a term that is commonly used for people who have increased flexibility and "loose joints". ...Read more

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How dangerous is it to have fluid in your joints?

How dangerous is it to have fluid in your joints?

Not dangerous.: Fluid in the joint indicates that the joint is inflamed. Lots of things cause inflammation. It is uncommon for the joint fluid itself to cause a problem. The fluid is an indication of an underlying problem. Most of the time the fluid is a reflection of a minor inflammation and not a cause of great concern. Seek medical help if you have lots of pain, joint heat or a fever. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to know if I'm double jointed?

Can you tell me how to know if I'm double jointed?

Not possible: there is no such condition." double jointed" seems like a term that is used for laxity in normal joints. There is a wide range of what is normal. ...Read more

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How can I tell if something is wrong with my joints?

How can I tell if something is wrong with my joints?

See below: If you have pain, swelling or decreased range of motion these are signs that a joint is having problems. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me why cracking your joints feels so good?

Can you please tell me why cracking your joints feels so good?

Limbers them up!: But is sounds too pleasurable for you. Usually considered harmless, but you may be a little "ocd" about it! ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are any myths behind jointed eyebrows or what does jointed eyebrows signify?

Can you tell me if there are any myths behind jointed eyebrows or what does jointed eyebrows signify?

Monobrow means : Nothing. Remember the actress brook shields, she had the most prominent uinbrow, she is a very normal person. ...Read more

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Could you tell me how much gelatin to heal joints ?

Could you tell me how much gelatin to heal joints ?

Not known: Gel may alleviate symptoms, but does not bring about healing. It is most useful in early stages of osteoarthritis. ...Read more