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Swelling Knee Joints From Prednisone
Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more
Blood clot : this could be a serious condition seek medical help immediately ...Read more
How to reduce swelling and muscle stiffness near knee joints and ankle joints after removing cast after knee surgery?
Pain and stiffness with extending knee. Medial knee pain extending just below knee. Gradual onset after yard work, 8 mile walk. No swelling. Minor redness. DVT?
Popping sounds in neck, ear pain, knee pain in both knees, cortisone shot in knees didn't help. Bursitis?
What is it? I have ankle swelling, ankle stiffness, limb pain, ankle weakness, popping or snapping sound from joint, ligament laxity, ankle pain, difficulty moving joint, painful swollen joints (better by: splinting joint, compression wrap, ice, rest) (qu
Juvenile arthritis?: It may be an inflammatory process. Please see your primary care provider for an evaluation. ...Read more
Knee injury while dancing. Heard pop tearing sensation. Unstable knee x3 weeks medial swelling swelling down into foot. Dx?
Two weeks after torn knee cartlidge. Now swelling of leg from knee down to foot.ankle is really swollen. Can this injury cause generalized swelling?
Blood clot?: Swelling of one lower leg, especially after an injury, can be a sign of a blood clot (deep vein thrombosis). This is serious, because if you have a DVT, parts of the clot can break off and spread through your circulation to your lungs, causing a pulmonary embolus, which is very dangerous! Please go to an ER now. ...Read more
It is possible: Sometimes pain is pain and difficult for a patient to distinguish what precisely is responsible for the discomfort. ...Read more
Could lumbar disk bulge cause swelling and thickening of Achilles tendon, accompanied by Achilles pain? Pain and swelling worse after walking uphill.
How effective is mobic (meloxicam) in reducing swelling of the knee joint that causes pain in ostoarthritis?
Not much: While we often give "antiinflammatories" like candy to control pain and inflammation, the medications have only a very small affect on swelling. The majority of the benefits of the antiinflammatories are the pain-relieving aspects. They also have almost no affect on swelling inside the knee from osteoarthritis. Most of the fluid occurs from mechanical wear or bleeding within the joint. ...Read more
Injuried knee for 2 month front/both sides of knee pain swelling front and back of knee, nerves in back of knee cause tingling in foot, can't bend kne?
Need an evaluation: You have a knee Ed fusion, and swelling in the back is a Baker cyst, and that is compressing on certain structures. There are other things I can mimic this. You need to have imaging, and evaluation, fluid removed from the knee, and a good idea of what the internal structural problems that may be compressing the nerve or vascular structures in the back of the knee ...Read more
Mum has mild inflamm arthritis, knee pain, knee MRI:"loss of cartilage, subarticular stress + joint effusion" Is this old age or the arthritis?
No joint swelling, or redness, but a lot of cracking/popping and some pain. Could it still be arthritis without swelling? Ankles, hips, knees
unlikely: That would be unlikely in a 35 year old with your symptoms. However, if you are concerned, see a rheumatologist and find out for certain. ...Read more
Joint pain and swelling 24 year old girl. cold symptoms. finger joints, knee, ankles and toes affected. what could it be?
Get checked!: She certainly needs to be checked. there are many causes, some easy to fix, some not so easy. She should get seen this week. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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