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Doctor insights on: What Is The Best Treatment For Joint Inflammation

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How common is joint inflammation?

How common is joint inflammation?

Inflammation: Very common. Related to joint irregularities, weight, activity, genetics, to name a few. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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How to deal with pain from joint inflammation?

How to deal with pain from joint inflammation?

Need to be seen: There are many types of joint inflammation, and thus treatment needs to be tailored to your specific case. See your doctor! ...Read more

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Joint inflammation/redness without any pain, what could this be?

Joint inflammation/redness without any pain, what could this be?

Inflam or infect: Any of 20 or 30 types of inflammation or infection. Pain does not have to be present. ...Read more

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How to treat TMJ joint inflammation?

How to treat TMJ joint inflammation?

Conservatively: You can use ice, heat, anti-inflammatories, rest; all the measures you would use with inflammation of other joints. ...Read more

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Sacroiliac joint inflammation, what to do?

Sacroiliac joint inflammation, what to do?

See details: See a rheumatologist and determine the cause. There are very effective treatments. Spondylitis is a major possibility in a young person. Have you been tested for the HLA-B27 gene? ...Read more

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Are cortisone injections for joint inflammation ok?

Are cortisone injections for joint inflammation ok?

Have value: Used on a limited basis have value at alleviating pain reducing inflammation, particularly for inflammatory arthritis (rheumatoid, gout, etc). Should be used with caution if at all in younger pt with no evidence of cartilage breakdown or inflammatory arthritis. In this situation underlying cause of pain must be identified/addressed as apposed to repeated injections. ...Read more

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How much time should I expect a joint inflammation virus to last?

How much time should I expect a joint inflammation virus to last?

See details: It depends on the specific virus. A viral arthritis lasts anywhere from 2 weeks to 3-6 months. ...Read more

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What else could cause joint inflammation?

What else could cause joint inflammation?

What else compared 2: Campared to what? Google it the list is long. If hot and red see a docotr soon ghonnorrhea, rheumatoid arthritis at the two main ones. ...Read more

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Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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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