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Will Humira Make Knees Swell
Unlikely: I suspect the reason that you're taking the Humira (adalimumab) is why the knees swell. It may be that you need to switch from the hmira every other week to a shorter interval perhaps every 10 days. You need to discuss with your physician who is giving you the humira, (adalimumab) your underlying diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Knee swelling : Could be infectious. Better get it checked out if it is persistent ...Read more
Odd symptom: What you are describing sounds unusual. What do you mean by "sick"? Thee are some viruses that can cause joint pain but not usually much swelling. Knee swelling after a bout of diarrhea could be due to reactive arthritis. I suggest that you show this problem to your pcp the next time it occurs. Evaluation by a rheumatologsit may be appropriate. ...Read more
Varies: Right away or a few davs later. ...Read more
Varies: With enough swelling in the knee, venous return of blood can slow and your ankle can swell. It is quite common after knee surgery to have some temporary foot and leg swelling. It can be improved with elevation and compression socks temporarily. But, what must be checked for, is a blood clot. These can occur from knee injuries and lack of mobility. See your physician ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Ligament injuries are classified as grade 1 (sprain), grade 2 (partial tear), or grade 3 (complete tear). The greater the severity, the greater the swelling. If it is a sprain, it may not swell right away. If it is a significant injury to a ligament inside your knee, e.g. The ACL (anterior cruciate ligament), it will bleed and the knee to swell right. This should be checked out by a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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