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What are the side effects of having a orthovisc injection? Does osetoarthritis cause the knee joint to lock and clunk? I am at a loss of what do next

What are the side effects of having a orthovisc injection? Does osetoarthritis cause the knee joint to lock and clunk? I am at a loss of what do next

No real side: Effects you can get a flare and some soreness from the injection some people can be allergic to the non-synthetic versions such as synvisc (hylan g-f 20). They do help and do better in people with mild moderate arthritis. It doesn't reverse DJD but it does prevent it from accelerating. Arthritis can cause a clunk. I would see an ortho doc and have them go through your options. ...Read more

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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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Can a displace mensical root cause locking of the knee joint? What causes a knee joint to lock up? Unable to straighten the leg without extreme pain.

Can a displace mensical root cause locking of the knee joint? What causes a knee joint to lock up? Unable to straighten the leg without extreme pain.

Yes: A torn meniscus can cause the knee to "lock" when the flap of meniscus that is torn gets pinched between the femur and tibia. This would be the most common reason for a knee joint to lock although sometimes a loose body which is a little piece of bone can do the same thing. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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What causes a knee joint to lock up? Is a displacement ot the mensicus root considered a tear? What is medium size joint effusion mean?

What causes a knee joint to lock up? Is a displacement ot the mensicus root considered a tear? What is medium size joint effusion mean?

A meniscus tear: The most common cause of a locked knee is a large meniscus tear. When this happens, a portion of the meniscus gets stuck in a bad spot. This doesn't allow the knee to move freely, causing it to lock. Displacement of the meniscus root is a certain kind of tear. Sometimes, it can be repaired which can be hard. See an experienced surgeon. An effusion is fluid in the knee, likely from the tear. ...Read more

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Does cold cause pain in joints?

Does cold cause pain in joints?

Potentially: Cold can cause pain in joints, particularly if they are arthritic, ...Read more

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What disease causes inflamed joints?

What disease causes inflamed joints?

Inflamed joints: There are many types of inflammatory arthropathies. The most common one you may have heard of is rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis can also cause an inflamed, swollen joint. ...Read more

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What symptoms does a unstable SI joint cause?

What symptoms does a unstable SI joint cause?

Pain: Very unusual to have an unstable SI joint unless you have had a big trauma or inflamatory disease to destabilize the joint. The ligaments that hold the SI together are one of the most strongest of the body. Symptoms would be pain and sensation of shifting of the pelvis when you walk. There are many other causes that should be explored first rather than SI joint being unstable ...Read more

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What causes joints to pop in and out of place?

What causes joints to pop in and out of place?

Subluxation: Common more with shoulders and is due to ligamentous laxity or after a traumatic injury like a dislocation. The hip is also a joint that can sublux as well. There are some genetic reason that there is more ligament laxity in some people. ...Read more

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What are some possible causes for stiff joints?

What are some possible causes for stiff joints?

Arthritis muscles: You evaluation will investigate whether you have arthritis and what kind or if you have another diagnosis such as bursitis, tendinitis or myofascial pain. ...Read more

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What are common causes of limited joint mobility?

What are common causes of limited joint mobility?

Limited mobility: Many causes of limited joint mobility. Consider arthritis, synovitis, inflammation, infection, tight muscles/contractures, injury, tears, sprains, etc. Check with your orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what can cause inflammation in your joints?

Can you tell me what can cause inflammation in your joints?

Many things: Depending on which and how many joints, many conditions can cause inflammation in or around joints. Examples are immune problems (rheumatoid arthritis), infection (all kinds of organisms), metabolic problems (gout, pseudogout), foreign bodies (splinters), trauma, neuropathies (diabetes). See your doctor for evaluation. You could also see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Woke up and my left side all my joints hurt really bad what causes that?

Woke up and my left side all my joints hurt really bad what causes that?

May not be arthritis: Hard to say since it is one sided. Do you sleep on your left side? Need to be clear it is really the joints. Need to note if they are swollen. Different things could cause left sided pain. It could be mechanical, muscular, soft tissue rheumatism. Need to know how long this morning pain last? ...Read more

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What are the causes of my joints to make popping noises when I do flexing exercises?

What are the causes of my joints to make popping noises when I do flexing exercises?

Joint fluid: The gas present in joint fluid is pulled out of solution by stress and makes a popping sound. This is normal. ...Read more

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What can cause severe joints pain? No relief with anti-flammatory, nor pain medicine. (lower and upper joints)

What can cause severe joints pain? No relief with anti-flammatory, nor pain medicine. (lower and upper joints)

Need Consultation: Get in to your doctor to be evaluated. This is a more severe condition if anti inflammatory and pain meds do not work. ...Read more

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What happens if you take too much d's, I was taking 10, 000 iu's for months cause my joints were cracking and popping, now its 107 and it should be 100?

What happens if you take too much d's, I was taking 10, 000 iu's for months cause my joints were cracking and popping, now its 107 and it should be 100?

Hypervitaminosis D: Check out https://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001594.htm which notes that excess vitamin D can lead to excess calcium in blood which in turn "can severely damage the kidneys, soft tissues, and bones over time" among other issues such as constipation, anorexia, dehydration, fatigue, irritability, muscle weakness, vomiting & more. So work w/your FamilyDoc to adjust your regimen & monito ...Read more

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What causes cracking joints?

Gas: Actually, the cracking of joints, especially in a younger person is due to a buildup or gas in the joints from normal metabolism. As the gas is forefully pushed out of the joint a cracking or popping noise is heard. It is not harmful to the joint. Cracking noises in older joints can be a sign of true arthritis. ...Read more

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What causes joint stiffness?

What causes joint stiffness?

Multiple: Multiple potential causes including arthritic and inflammatory conditions within the joint and contractures of soft tissue structures around the joint. ...Read more

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What could cause joint pain?

What could cause joint pain?

Many causes: Arthritis, injury, overuse, nerve damage, pinched nerve. Please be more specific and restate your question. There are to many possibilities to list. ...Read more

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What is the cause fro joint pain?

What is the cause fro joint pain?

See details: There are over one hundred typesof arthritis so there are that many causes. Joint pain in general is caused by inflammatiom and/or damage. ...Read more

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What are some causes of joint pain?

What are some causes of joint pain?

Many causes: There are many possible causes of joint pain to include: bursitis, tendinitis, arthritis, fractures, gout, sprains, strains, & cancer as well as other infectious and inflammatory diseases. ...Read more

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What r the causes of sudden joint pain?

Multiple: Joint pain onset of a sudden onset is very unusual and rare. The causes can vary from an injury to various causes like arthritis infection. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of joint pain?

What are the common causes of joint pain?

Arthritis, swelling: Typically, the most common cause would probably be arthritiis
where there is damage to the joint surfaces. Also, with many
cases there can be associated synovitis when there is more
fluid in the joint than normal which will cause increased pain
and swelling. Treatment is usually with nsaid, local cortisone
injections, and hyaluranate gel injections. ...Read more

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What are the causes of severe joint pain?

Several: We don't have enough space to go into all the possibilities but if this is a current condition it should be evaluated by your physicain. This is not normal and in most cases will have a diagnosis which can be treated. ...Read more

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What could cause joint pain in adolescents?

What could cause joint pain in adolescents?

Many things: Adolescents could have many things, from a stress fracture, "growing pains, " juvenile arthritis, or even simple overuse. See your doctor - they should be able to steer you down the right path. ...Read more

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What is the caused of swelling the ankles and joints pain?

What is the caused of swelling the ankles and joints pain?

Swelling: Swelling of the ankles is usually due to accumulation of fluid (edema), while swelling of joints is due to arthritis. There are different causes of edema and various types of arthritis. Your physician can better advise you after an examination. ...Read more

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What are some causes of pain in joints? There is no acompanying inflammation

200 varieties: 200 varieties of arthritis. At least 100 are non-inflammatory. Also bursitis, knee instabilty, internal derangements of knee. ...Read more

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What causes joint pain and stiffness?

What causes joint pain and stiffness?

Too many to list: There are over 100 different types of arthritis or soft tissue causes for your pain. Have a rheumatologist evaluate the issue. ...Read more