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After a total synovectomy does the synovium regrow? If so, how quickly?

After a total synovectomy does the synovium regrow?  If so, how quickly?

Yes: SLOWLY...more rapid growth is due to inflammation and a part of arhritic disorders Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with bilateral ganglion cyst of synovium==what is it?

I have been diagnosed with bilateral ganglion cyst of synovium==what is it?

Ganglion cyst: Ganglion cyst, also known as a bible cyst, is a swelling that often appears on or around joints and tendons in the hand or foot, could be bilateral, the most common soft begin tumar found in the boady. ...Read more

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What does altered marrow signal in distal femur and proximal tibia accompanied with hemosiderin deposition & thickened synovium in MRI left knee mean?

What does altered marrow signal in distal femur and proximal tibia accompanied with hemosiderin deposition & thickened synovium in MRI left knee mean?

Hemosiderin MRI: This may be consistent with a condition of the knee called pigmented villodular synovitis. This is caused by inflammation of the lining of the knee joint (synovium) and resulting deposit of breakdown of blood products. The cause is largely unknown. The diagnosis of pigmented villonodular synovitis is confirmed by biopsy, and the treatment of choice is synovectomy. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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