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Any side effects from supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections?

Any side effects from supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections?

Very rare: Supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections are a type of "visco-supplementation" treatment for knee arthritis. Side effects are exceeding rare, but any injection into the knee joint could introduce an infection or cause an inflammatory reaction to occur. I have used supartz (hyaluronic acid) in my practice for nearly 14 years on a regular basis without any documented side effects. ...Read more

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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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Can there be any side effects from supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections?

Supartz (hyaluronic acid): Yes sometimes you can get an inflammatory reaction from the injection with some swelling and pain. This will usually resolve. Also if you have an allergy to eggs, supartz (hyaluronic acid) may be a problem. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there are any side effects from supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections?

Please tell me if there are any side effects from supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections?

Basically no: Supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections are very safe. Rarely a patient may have an allergic reaction. Most common problem is a local reaction to the Supartz (hyaluronic acid) in the knee that can last 2-3 days. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects from switching from supartz (hyaluronic acid) to synvisc-one shots?

No: The short answer is no. As you know supartz is a five injection series. Synvisc (hylan g-f 20) one is one injection. If you are in the middle of a supartz regimen, i would not recommend a switch to synvisc (hylan g-f 20) one. Not because of side effects, but you will not be receiving suggested dose of supartz. Viscosupplimentation success is based on several factors in my experience. ...Read more

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Insurance will not pay for supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections they will cover orthovisc or euflexxa which is more effective and less side effects?

Insurance will not pay for supartz (hyaluronic acid) injections they will cover orthovisc or euflexxa which is more effective and less side effects?

Same: 'Synvisc' injections are in my experience helpful for early/ mild osteoarthritis . Whether you're insurance covers one or another type of viscosupplementation(Hyalournan) makes little difference as they are all very similar.Best of luck! ...Read more

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Is hyaluronic acid bad for males?

Is hyaluronic acid bad for males?

Yes: Hyaluronic acid is a component of the skin and can be used in anyone male or female. When administered properly, it is perfectly safe. It is an fda approved product. ...Read more

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Is hyaluronic acid bad for males or boys?

How bad can it be...: ...If our joints are full of it? Whether it is an effective dietary supplement remains to be seen. ...Read more

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What is hyaluronic acid and what does it do?

What is hyaluronic acid and what does it do?

Moisturizer: Hyaluronic acid is used in many ways, especially when it comes to the skin. Hyaluronic acid (ha) can be applied to the skin for healing wounds, skin ulcers, and burns. It even works efficiently as a moisturizer. Ha is known to be called “the fountain of youth” as it is a widely used ingredient for most injections or fillers. ...Read more

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What is the natural food sources of hyaluronic acid ?

Many sources: Hyaluronic acid (ha) is found in eyes, joints, skin and other areas. It is currently injected in joints, used in eye surgery, as well as wound healing and some cosmetis. Ha as a fountain of youth is still unproven scientifically. Oral supplements are available. Foods with ha include soy products, animal parts with cartilage(joints tendons, rooster combs), starchy root veg. & red grapes/wines. ...Read more