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Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the analysis of joint fluid?

Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the analysis of joint fluid?

Depends: Depends on your doctor and how much pain your in. If you are having alot of pain, they would likely give you some pain meds. ...Read more

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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


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Do I have to bring someone along, or can I drive after the analysis of joint fluid?

Do I have to bring someone along, or can I drive after the analysis of joint fluid?

Ok to drive: Aspiration of a joint doesn't require sedation. If your joints were well enough to allow you to drive to your appointment, you should be perfectly safe driving afterward. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: analysis of joint fluid?

What is the definition or description of: analysis of joint fluid?

Joint fluid: Evaluation of liquid obtained from the joint. Various tests can be done to evaluate for infection, gout, pseudogout, arthritis, connective tissue diseases, and inflammation. ...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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Should you ask your doctor for synovial fluid analysis if you have chronic joint problems with multiple surgeries?

Should you ask your doctor for synovial fluid analysis if you have chronic joint problems with multiple surgeries?

Likely not useful..: Joint fluid analysis is of limited usefulness unless suspected having infection and/or gout, and maybe some rare rheumatologic conditions. Beyond these few conditions, there isn't much else that needs synovial fluid analysis. If you have had multiple joint surgeries, especially in same joint, I would expect that this is already done. Consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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And what will happen if I don't get the ACL and medial meniscus interposition synovial fluid/cysts and knee joint effusion fixed?

And what will happen if I don't get the ACL and medial meniscus interposition synovial fluid/cysts and knee joint effusion fixed?

Arthritis: First of all, it may cause ongoing loss of function and pain it will also lead to the earlier emergence of osteoarthritis with even more potential pain and loss of function. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: joint fluid aspiration?

What is the definition or description of: joint fluid aspiration?

Joint fluid: A joint fluid aspiration is a minor procedure when a sterile needle is inserted into the knee joint and fluid is removed for either diagnostic testing or to relieve pressure from the joint. ...Read more

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How many different kinds of joint fluid replacement are there?

How many different kinds of joint fluid replacement are there?

Yes: The all contain various preparations of hyaluronic acid. They differ in molcular weight and frequency of injections needed. I do not believe the should be used alone, but in conjuction with nsaids, since the results are vbetter when both are used. Also, remember osteoarthritis of a joint may be primary, or secondary. The latter is caused by joint inflammation. This must be excluded. ...Read more

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What is supartz® joint fluid therapy exactly?

Joint lubricant: Oil is to a car as hyaluronic acid (supartz) is to a body. As we age, the fluid in our joints becomes less effective. Supartz (purified hyaluronic acid from rooster combs) is used to help in replenishing the lubricating and cushioning effects of joint fluid. Supartz is approved for injection into the knee joint. ...Read more

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How does supartz® joint fluid therapy work exactly?

How does supartz® joint fluid therapy work exactly?

Replenish aged fluid: Oil is to a car as hyaluronic acid (supartz) is to a body. As we age, the fluid in our joints becomes less effective. Supartz (purified hyaluronic acid from rooster combs) is used to help in replenishing the lubricating and cushioning effects of joint fluid. Supartz is approved for injection into the knee joint. After several injections, a patient may have less pain and better knee movement. ...Read more

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Is there a way to increase the amount of joint fluid in the ankle?

Slip and Slide.: It is generally thought that one cannot increase the amount of joint fluid in a healthy individual. Taking glucosamine (glucosamine sulfate)is thought to stimulate the production of hyaluronic acid, though. Hyaluronic acid is thought to be responsible for the lubricating properties of synovial fluid. It seem that about all you can do is increase the quality of the joint fluid, not the quantity. ...Read more

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I had an MRI on Monday. I slipped on icy stairs in February. Everything seems normal except is states There is a physiologic amount of joint fluid.

I had an MRI on Monday. I slipped on icy stairs in February. Everything seems normal except is states There is a physiologic amount of joint fluid.

Joint fluid.: Dr. Talk for normal amount of joint fluid which keeps your bones from rubbing together. If a problem does not show up on MRI then likely not joints. Did not know they had much ice in San Fran. ...Read more

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How is supartz (hyaluronic acid) joint fluid therapy given?

How is supartz (hyaluronic acid) joint fluid therapy given?

Intraarticular inj.: Supartz (hyaluronic acid) - is a solution of hyaluronate, a natural substance that acts like "oil" to cushion and lubricate your knee joint. It is given injected directly into the joint. Up to five injections are injected (one per week). ...Read more

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What are the possible benefits of supartz (hyaluronic acid) joint fluid therapy?

What are the possible benefits of supartz (hyaluronic acid) joint fluid therapy?

Less knee pain: Supartz (hyaluronic acid purified from rooster combs) may help in replenishing aged joint fluid. Over time, this fluid loses its thickness, and supartz therapy is to improve the lubrication and cushioning features of joint fluid. When effective, it helps reduce pain in the knee joint where supartz is injected. This in turn improves the person's range of motion, function, and quality of life. ...Read more

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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