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Can carilege and synovial fluid regenerate?

Can carilege and synovial fluid regenerate?

Once damaged no: Cartilage once damaged , exposed raw , on articular surface of joint will not regenerate ( wide destruction of it the reason for joint replacement as it causes severe osteo -arthritis ) , synovial fluid the lubricant of joints , its secretion will diminish with disease process.-. ...Read more

Synovial Fluid (Definition)

The lining of your joints called synovium produces fluid that assists joint lubrication/nourishment. If a joint becomes injured or inflamed then excessive fluid can be produced causing joint swelling which you should check out ...Read more


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Synovial fluid analysis tells what?

Synovial fluid analysis tells what?

Cause of joint probl: Synovial fluid is analysed when you are looking for causes of joint and musculo skeletal problems especially if you suspect an inflammatory type problem. ...Read more

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What causes?A ?Synovial fluid decrease?

What causes?A ?Synovial fluid decrease?

Don't fully underst-: and your question. The Decrease in Synovial fluid production is seen in Osteoarthritis, due to the reduction in the cell's ability to produce it. How and Why it happens, is under research but no good explanation as yet has been found for it? I hope I have answered your question to your satisfaction. Ask again, if not what you wanted to ask. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Ganglion cyst aspiration - what makes the fluid inside?

Ganglion cyst aspiration - what makes the fluid inside?

Ganglion cyst: A gangling cyst arises from a joint. The fluid in the cyst is synovial, or joint, fluid. ...Read more

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How does meconium stain amniotic fluid causes amniotic fluid embolism?

How does meconium stain amniotic fluid causes amniotic fluid embolism?

It does not!: Meconium passage in utero is common and generally without consequence provided there is no fetal distress. Amniotic fluid embolism is a very rare but almost always lethal maternal complication of late pregnancy. The two conditions are unrelated. ...Read more

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Can pimples contain clear fluid?

Can pimples contain clear fluid?

Early pimples, Yes.: Early pimples may have relatively clear fluid that become pus fairly quickly. Other lesions that are not pimples may also have clear fluid. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What exactly is spinal bursa fluid collection?

What exactly is spinal bursa fluid collection?

Bursa's: are tiny fluid filled "sacks" which lie between a tendon and it's insertion to reduce friction of the tendon as it does its job....in the spine these lie at the insertion(s) of the PARASPINAL muscles on either side of the bony spine! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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After cellular fluid leaves the ruptured cell, will the contents in cellular fluid be able to react with chemicals in interstitial fluid?

After cellular fluid leaves the ruptured cell, will the contents in cellular fluid be able to react with chemicals in interstitial fluid?

Of course: If a cell is inside the body, it is surrounded by interstitial fluid. Therefore if that cell breaks, whatever comes out of the cell gets mixed with the surrounding interstitial fluid. It's like being on a boat in the middle of a lake. If the boat breaks in half, you will end up in the lake. ...Read more

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Large amount of free fluid in left ovary no cyst, what is free fluid?

Large amount of free fluid in left ovary no cyst, what is free fluid?

Water: Free fluid is typically water. The lining of your abdominal contents are slippery (your bowel, the lining of your organs) and it's thus wet inside your abdomen. It's normal to have a little free fluid in one's pelvis, as that's where fluid tends to pool. Your ? Was confusing because you said free fluid in ovary but no cyst. Free fluid in ovary is typically the definition of a cyst. Maybe rephras. ...Read more

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What does large fluid collection with an air fluid level mean ??

What does large fluid collection with an air fluid level mean ??

Where?: Where is this seen? Is this on plain x-ray or a CT scan? Need much more detailed clinical information. Could mean anything from air & fluid in a urinary bladder, air & fluid in the stomach, or something concerning like an abscess. Review with the doctor who ordered the study please. ...Read more

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How to increase synovial fluid.

Varies: Synovial cells that line the synovial joints are the source of synovial fluid. They usually make more fluid in response to an inflammation of the joint capsule, a condition called synovitis. We do not really know of a therapeutic way to increase synovial fluid production in an arthritic joint, but there have been many studies and attempts to do so. ...Read more

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Could fluid in the knee release itself naturally?

Could fluid in the knee release itself naturally?

Usually: It depends on the cause of the fluid. If it is an acute trauma, the fluid usually dissipates on its own over the course of a few weeks. If it is someone who has severe arthritis in the knee, the fluid may remain much longer and be difficult to resolve. ...Read more

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What is the fluid that fills the pericardial sac?

What is the fluid that fills the pericardial sac?

Wikipedia...: Ben-horin et al. (2005) studied the composition of pericardial fluid in patients undergoing open heart surgery. They found that the fluid is made up of a high concentration of lactate dehydrogenase (ldh), protein and lymphocytes. In a healthy adult there is usually 15-50ml of clear, straw-coloured fluid. However there is little data on the normal composition of pericardial fluid to serve as a refe. ...Read more

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Why would a person need a synovial fluid fungal culture test?

Why would  a person  need a synovial fluid fungal culture test?

Septic arthritis: A fungal culture would be performed on the fluid collected from a joint if the joint was infected and not responding to typical antibiotic therapy. Joint infections caused by fungal infections are not common. ...Read more

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If synovial fluid analysis shows "klebsiella species" is this really bad?

If synovial fluid analysis shows "klebsiella species" is this really bad?

Not good: Iv the specimen was obtained sterile, you have a joint infection. Klebsiella can be drug resistant, but often is not. It is treatable, but you may be on antibiotics for 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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I have had gout in the past, I had an episode where my left swelled. Doc took synovial fluid. The partial report came back saying no crystals were fou?

I have had gout in the past, I had an episode where my left swelled. Doc took synovial fluid. The partial report came back saying no crystals were fou?

Some times: may to see Uric acid crystals from joint aspirations. You know you have gout , most likely your MD already gave medication to bring u a levels down. If you get very well hydrated you can avert an attack. ...Read more

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What does a surgical puncture of the joint space to remove synovial fluid for analysis mean?

What does a surgical puncture of the joint space to remove synovial fluid for analysis mean?

Taking fluid out of: A joint as a sample, to analyze it. It usually is done in the office with a needle or can be done surgically through a small puncture/ incision to obtain a sample of the fluid. ...Read more

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Bf had meniscus surgery, now has synovial fluid leaking?

Bf had meniscus surgery, now has synovial fluid leaking?

Synovial Fistula: A rare complication of arthroscopic surgery is a synovial fistula, where the synovial fluid of the knee leaks from the incision site. Close monitoring by the surgeon is required to make sure this is not an infection or becoming an infection. ...Read more

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How painful is aspiration of synovial fluid for possible gout in hands? Is anything used for anesthesia? The possibility of this scares me.

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How painful is aspiration of synovial fluid for possible gout in hands? Is anything used for anesthesia? The possibility of this scares me.

Routine procedure: Depending on your degree of fear or anxiety, different levels of sedation may be required. A numbing anesthetic cream (EMLA) might be placed on the skin over the joint, usually 60 minutes before the procedure. In some cases, a patient receives oral or IV sedation during the aspiration. ...Read more

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Would surgery for plica syndrome lead to removing the same thing that secretes synovial fluid to lubricate our joints? Would there be side effects?

Would surgery for plica syndrome lead to removing the same thing that secretes synovial fluid to lubricate our joints? Would there be side effects?

possibly: Plica or shelf(s) syndrome that is clinically signifigant generally causes 'popping' or 'catching' when you bend your knee.It may feel like it is 'giving way' if it hurts when it 'catches'.Most plica are asymptomatic.Sometimes patellofemoral instability and pain can be confused w/a plica.See an ors and get 2nd opinion before considering surgery. Good luck! ...Read more

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My synovial fluid analysis report has no infection from my knee after my operation.?

My synovial fluid analysis report has no infection from my knee after my operation.?

Good!: Depending on which surgery you had, it is expected that you will experience swelling, redness, and pain in the knee. This will resolve with time, and physical therapy. If you feel feverish or sick, you may still have another source of infection to be worked up. See your doctor if you are concerned. See your doctor if you are experiencing excessive problems or have concerns. ...Read more

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Is a synthetic synovial fluid injection in the hip joints that have osteoarthritis in them any good to have to relieve the pain?

Is a synthetic synovial fluid injection in the hip joints that have osteoarthritis in them any good to have to relieve the pain?

Hip osteoarthritis: There are studies to support that viscosupplementation for osteoarthritis of the hip can have the same efficacy as viscosupplementation for the knee. However, patients respond differently and one person may experience greater pain relief than another. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my synovial fluid analysis report has no infecting,but my WBC is 29,000 from my knee after my operation.?

What do you suggest if my synovial fluid analysis report has no infecting,but my WBC is 29,000 from my knee after my operation.?

Ask the surgeon: A synovial WBC of 29k is not indicative of infection but other clinical factors like the appearance of the knee, fever, and degree of pain must also be considered. ...Read more

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Synovial fluid cyst removed from my hip 2005. grown back 2x & doctor has aspirated. Symptoms again, should I seek 2nd opinion or keep aspirating ?

Synovial fluid cyst removed from my hip 2005. grown back 2x & doctor has aspirated. Symptoms again, should I seek 2nd opinion or keep aspirating ?

Second or third op: Synovial fluid removal from a hip is rare. If there is re- accumulation you need to get a second or third opinion. It may be time to get a hip replacement. If you get an infection it could be quite serious. It could prevent an actual hip replacement. NO more aspiration . ...Read more

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What is synovial fluid joint pain i had a lot of fluid removed from my knee after having surgery can you have too much fluid removed from your knee?

What is synovial  fluid joint pain  i had a lot of fluid removed from my knee after having surgery can you have too much fluid removed from your knee?

No: The joint should not have any appreciable fluid in it normally. Fluid can be there from many reasons. Arthritis can cause fluid. Also surgery can cause some bleeding in the knee which can cause the fluid to build up. The fluid makes the joint stiff and makes it hard to get a good quad function. ...Read more