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Doctor insights on: Hyaluronic Acid In Synovial Fluid

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Can carilege and synovial fluid regenerate?

Can carilege and synovial fluid regenerate?

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

Hyaluronic Acid (Definition)

Hyaluronic acid is a long chain polysaccharide, or sugar type of molecule. It is a naturally occurring substance that is a normal part of our body. It can be injected into the body to fill wrinkles. Our body eventually breaks the material down, so the ...Read more


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Could fluid in the knee release itself naturally?

Could fluid in the knee release itself naturally?

Usually: It depends on the cause of the fluid. If it is an acute trauma, the fluid usually dissipates on its own over the course of a few weeks. If it is someone who has severe arthritis in the knee, the fluid may remain much longer and be difficult to resolve. ...Read more

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Is fluid in the knee arthritis or osteoarthritis ?

Is fluid in the knee arthritis or osteoarthritis ?

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

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Why would arthritis in the knee cause fluid buildup?

Why would arthritis in the knee cause fluid buildup?

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

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Is gout caused by an error in nucleic acid metabolism that leads to a buildup of uric acid in body fluids?

Uric acid: Most commonly, uric acid production is elevated from diet or its excretion is reduced from kidney impairment or diuretic rx. Enzyme defects can also elevate uric acid. ...Read more

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Do dermal fillers containing hyaluronic acid stimulate the body's cells to produce collagen?

Do dermal fillers containing hyaluronic acid stimulate the body's cells to produce collagen?

Fillers and collagen: There are many fillers on the market right now. Not all stimulate collagen. Check to see which fillers are available in your country first. ...Read more

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Which acid in present in apples?

Malic acid primarily: Malic acid is the best know. For others, see this article: https://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v168/n4267/abs/168254a0.html ...Read more

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Does hyaluronic acid actually help improve the knee joints?

Does hyaluronic acid actually help improve the knee joints?

May be of beneftit: For some, under the right circumstances it may be of benefit. Discuss options with your doctor. ...Read more

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After cellular fluid leaves the ruptured cell, will the contents in cellular fluid be able to react with chemicals in interstitial fluid?

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

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What are supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections used for arthritic knee joint ?

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

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Could biocell with hyaluronic acid vitamins cause acne?

Could biocell with hyaluronic acid vitamins cause acne?

Unlikely: Any treatment or product that occludes skin pores/oil glands can lead to acne. Not typically seen with biocell and doubt any direct connection to hyaluronic acid unless it is obstructing skin pores. ...Read more

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Might joint pain mean lactic acid buildup?

Might joint pain mean lactic acid buildup?

No: Lactic acid does not cause joint pain. If this is a chronic issue, get it evaluated. ...Read more

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How to reduce uric acid crystals formed on knee joint in case of gout. What food to take?

How to reduce uric acid crystals formed on knee joint in case of gout. What food to take?

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 more

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Mri showed excess fluid in hip joint. Needle aspiration as unable to obtain sample of fluid. Why and what does that mean?

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 more

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If cell membrane rupture, can contents flowing out of the ruptured cell react with compounds in the extracellular fluid to form another compound? Why?

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

Synovial Fluid (Definition)

The lining of your joints called synovium produces fluid that assists joint lubrication/nourishment. If a joint becomes injured or inflamed then excessive fluid can be produced causing joint swelling which you should check out ...Read more