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Inflammation Of Cartilage Between Ribs And Breastbone
Cartilage is a specialized type of tissue found in joints and areas that two bones come together. It is made up of specialized cells that live in the midst of proteins and sugars that absorb and release water similar to a sponge. Healthy cartilage helps decrease friction in joints, absorbs shock and protects the ends of the bone. Degradation of ...Read more
What type of diagnostics are available to identify cartilage inflammation? Possible inflamed trachea, scared endoscopy will detrimentally inflame
Do walking and swimming help fighting the inflammation in the kneecap and help regenerate the cartilage ( i'm 21 years old , no rehumatoid)?
No: Inflammation can be the result of overuse. While swimming is a good exercise for those with joint inflammation from more gravity heavy exercises like walking, the motion can still continue to aggravate the inflammation. Any inflammation that doesn't resolve with 3 weeks of rest needs orthopedic evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will 3t MRI be more effective in finding cartilage inflammation in chest and neck, or am i fine with 1.5 t? Any considerable differences? Any safety concerns between 1.5 t and 3t?
The inside of my shoulder blade is giving off weird pain, chronic inflammation. The cartilage feels like its burning and rotting. Felt thru back. Why?
Nerve pain: Chronic or recurrent pain in or near the shoulder blade may come from a nerve entrapment or irritation from spurs or bulging disk in the upper spine. If symptoms persist or worsen, see an orthopedic specialist for evaluation and imaging studies. . Lung causes and scapular problems are possible also. ...Read more
Small lump in the front of earlobe, painless, look like cartilage thing when touch, no inflammation, skin is moving over it , hard? male 22
Embryonic variant: These are actually quite common. Painless, hard and small lumps in front of the earlobe. Commonly either a cyst or cartilage material. Usually it is something that you are born with but shows up later in life. To be safe, have it seen by a doc, preferably an ENT specialist. They can remove it if there are any concerns. Best ! ...Read more
I had medial meniscus tear repair surgery synovial plica inflammation and some cartilage damage 3 weeks ago I can't bend my knee is it normal?
Medial meniscus tear: After repair it may need upto 4-6 weeks to get good recovery. So please continue therapy. If your range of motion stopped improving then you need to see your surgeon. ...Read more
Month ago i thought I did something to my rib. Got better but still hurts to touch or lay on. Also now feel hard but cartilage like lump on same rib?
Fracture?: Did you fracture the rib? Sounds that way. Try to remember what you did. Now not much to do about it now sounds like the bone has calcified which is that bump you feel. The pain should subside but if continues see your doctor. Next time go to doctor right away ...Read more
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
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