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Hyaluronic Acid In Synovial Fluid
Once damaged no: Cartilage once damaged , exposed raw , on articular surface of joint will not regenerate ( wide destruction of it the reason for joint replacement as it causes severe osteo -arthritis ) , synovial fluid the lubricant of joints , its secretion will diminish with disease process.-. ...Read more
Do hyaluronic acid filler injections into skin cause reduced production of natural hyaluronic a. by skin over time?
Hyaluronic acid: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
Varies: There are multiple potential causes for fluid in the knee. The fluid itself can be from an injury, inflammation, or other causes. Osteoarthritis is one type of arthritis. If there is concern about the nature of the fluid in the knee, it can be drawn out and sent to the lab to see what it is. An MRI is a test that can look for other associated conditions as well. Consider being seen. ...Read more
Irritation : This is the bodies way of trying (unsuccessfully 0 to deal with the irritation of one kind or another in the joint. ...Read more
Is gout caused by an error in nucleic acid metabolism that leads to a buildup of uric acid in body fluids?
May be of beneftit: For some, under the right circumstances it may be of benefit. Discuss options with your doctor. ...Read more
After cellular fluid leaves the ruptured cell, will the contents in cellular fluid be able to react with chemicals in interstitial fluid?
Of course: If a cell is inside the body, it is surrounded by interstitial fluid. Therefore if that cell breaks, whatever comes out of the cell gets mixed with the surrounding interstitial fluid. It's like being on a boat in the middle of a lake. If the boat breaks in half, you will end up in the lake. ...Read more
Can help reduce pain: Supartz (hyaluronic acid) is a form of viscosupplementation. There are many chemicals used :synvisc, orthovisc, Hyalgan and others. These are chemical substances that are similar to the cartilage of the knee. Some are totally synthetic and one is from the comb of a rooster. They are used as a single or series of injections into the knee to relieve pain and improve function. They are inert and have no side effects. ...Read more
ARTHRITIS: You mean suprapatellar space; no such bursa. ...Read more
Diet may help some: You're already on zyloprim (allopurinol) / Allopurinol for your uric acid / gout. Uric acid crystals in your knee are likely to dissolve as the medication does its work. Your physician may or may not feel that some dietary restrictions may be helpful, but no magic food cures gout. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Mri showed excess fluid in hip joint. Needle aspiration as unable to obtain sample of fluid. Why and what does that mean?
Depends: A needle aspiration may not obtain any fluid if the needle was not adequately placed into the joint or if there is no fluid at the time of aspiration. Typically a hip joint aspiration is performed under fluoroscopy where needle placement is confirmed with injection of contrast medium (dye). For pediatric a hip aspiration may be performed under ultrasound guidance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If cell membrane rupture, can contents flowing out of the ruptured cell react with compounds in the extracellular fluid to form another compound? Why?
Yes: Yes. That is chemistry. In a living organism it is Biology/ Physiology. Happens all the time e.g . Malaria Parasite getting into the body through a Mosquito Bite (Extracellular), the parasites traveling to the liver & infecting Red Blood Cells (Intracellular) which then Burst from much parasite multiplication. Others like HIV AIDS also. ...Read more
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