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Swelling Of The Knee Joint
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
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
Visible swelling, lateral side of knee along joint line upon extension. Swelling moves to front of the knee when flexed. What injury is this?
Meniscal tear: Sounds like swelling arises from within the knee joint, indicating something is wrong inside the knee. Alternatively, if you are a runner or cyclist, iliotibial band bursitis could cause similar symptoms. Apply ice for 20 minutes at a time, rest this weekend, and see a sports medicine or orthopedic doctor next week. ...Read more
How to reduce swelling and muscle stiffness near knee joints and ankle joints after removing cast after knee surgery?
36/6 pregnant severe swelling, finger knee, and toe joints hurt, rash in my face.. My ob says to drink benadyl but doesn't help and im itchy everywhere?
I'm having swelling in left knee and a little pain.. Maybe there was a knee joint's lock few days before. Any prescription please?
Possible: Injury to your ligaments.It is important to see an orthopedic doctor for evaluation.Otc analgesics may offer some relieve. ...Read more
mild knee joint effusion with soft tissue swelling on left.
P.H.Medial meniscus grade 1 degeneration signal on both.
Acl sprain on right.
Orthopedic: I would seek a consultation with an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
Chronic pain in both ankles, back, neck, knee joint. Father has diabetes and psoriasis. Nsaids/vit. B both help. No swelling/redness. Nerve or psa?
No matter what, do..: No matter what have been happening to you, practice healthy low-risk lifestyle without overindulgence and obsession as the foundation of healthcare and the key to longevity. Besides, bring the feature, degree, and progress of the symptoms with their detailed sequence of event to see doc for analysis, more hx, physicals, and possible tests as needed timely; at least once, that would be worthwhile. ...Read more
You may have damage: You may have damage inside your knee. It can be cartilage, ligaments, bone or a combination. You can improve the status of your knee with strengthening of the knee muscles: quadriceps exercises. Depending on your evalaution the damage can be identified by examination and/or imaging and therapy directed to the cause. ...Read more