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Septic Knee Joint In Children
Septic refers to infection. A septic knee has active infection inside the joint. More common after knee replacement, it is quite rare in healthy adults. Signs are pain, redness, and swelling. If you were concerned about this, you should have it checked out urgently, as it can quickly ...Read more
Infected: Septic refers to infection. A septic knee has active infection inside the joint. More common after knee replacement, it is quite rare in healthy adults. Signs are pain, redness, and swelling. If you were concerned about this, you should have it checked out urgently, as it can quickly lead to significant arthritis. ...Read more
What is treatment of septic arthritis of knee joint in child aged 5years.no history of chronic disease. the best antibiotic?
In general no: In general no but gout deposits of monosodium urate can be present in many locations, including around a joint in the tendons if not in the joint. Your physician can help clarify this or have you see a rheumatologist who can clarify the findings. The diagnosis of gout in a joint is made by demonstrating the presence of the monosodium urate crystals in the joint. ...Read more
-itis = inflammation: So knee capsulitis is inflammation of the membrane in the knee joint. May be due to trauma, infection, gout, pseudogout, auto-immune disease. Fp/orthopedics can evaluate & offer treatment options. Nsaids (if u tolerate them) may help. Other treatments depend on cause. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Your pain could be as a result of many things. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams are needed to determine the exact cause. Causes of pain may include: soft tissue masses or cysts, trauma (fracture, tendon or ligamentous tear, arthritis), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), musculoskeletal or biomechanical abnormalities. ...Read more
See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
The one your surgeon: The one your surgeon is comfortable putting in. ...Read more
Low impact: Generally, it is a good idea to keep the knee moving with as little impact as possible. Provided it is just a strain, and there are no fractures, torn meniscus or ligaments, a low impact exercise program including riding a stationary bike or elliptical machine would be advisable. If it hurts, don't do it and make sure you check with a physician. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Most patients experience a fair amount of discomfort with this surgery. I routinely have at least 2/40 patients per month who eschew narcotics and seem to do well with tylenol (acetaminophen) and celebrex. Interesting, they seem to be the happiest patients. I am not sure if they truly have a high pain threshold or if patients who do not take narcotics just feel better. ...Read more
Different: The patellar tendon is a band of flexible fibrous tissue that attaches the lower part of your knee cap ("patella") to the top front of your tibia, the leg bone just below your knee. The knee joint is behind the patella and is where the tibia and the femur (thigh-bone) come together in a kind of hinge. ...Read more
How long have you had symptoms? If it's been more than 6 weeks further evaluation is necessary.
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stress fractures or labrum pathology can hurt this way ...Read more
It is a tendon: Insertion area. Without examination, cannot say exactly what is going on. ANd...the tendon can be merely sore from a bit of use (gets better in a few days, some rest, NSAIDS, maybe ace wrap). Torn, more serious, more restriction of movement, gets better, or the meniscus (cartilage cup the knee fits into) is broken INSIDE the knee (you might be a good judge of inside/out). Serious/surgical. ...Read more
I have a problem in my knee joint so i trying to take deca dose of 50 mg per week for 8 week. Is it correct?
Knee pain: Not sure what you mean my decades dose. Are you referring to steroid oral dosing. ...Read more
Is a lateral displaced tibial plataeu the same thing as a crushed knee joint? X-ray's available on profile. Thx in adv
Not good: Sorry but I do not know how to see your profile but what you describe is a reasonably bad fracture of the knee joint with displaced fracture of the outside part of the tibia at the knee this needs attention of an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
If an MRI doesn't show anything can I can still have something wrong with shifting and locking of the knee joint? I need help
I played shuttle for 1month.Nowadays I am feeling very much pain in my right knee joint. Not continuesly but while folding. I am 25yrs male?
What is shuttle?: Unfortunately I do not know what kind of game shuttle is! if I did I would be able to see a connection with your knee pain. Does it involve sitting for long periods or squatting up and down or flexing your knees one and over? Let me know so that I can help you. Sorry for not being hip enough I am 49 and have no idea what it is you do! ...Read more